ZIMBABWE – A city man refused that a protection be granted to his wife accusing her of planning to use it prevent him custody over the children.
Pride Madzivire told Harare civil court that his wife Pfungwa Madzivire wanted to use the protection order to be in full custody of the children.
He told the court that his wife is in the habit of running way with the children and even denying him access to see the children.
“She is lying about the insults and assaults. I only go to her work place whenever l wants to appoint a date to see my children and l do not have a problem if she does not want me at her work place.
“She told me that she was going to get a protection order for me, so that she can get full custody of the children.
“I am a opposing to the order since she will use it to her advantage.” He said
Fungwa in response denied the allegations and accused Pride of harassing her and abusing her with insults and assaults.
“He harasses me at work place.
“He insults me over the phone so l wants him to be barred from calling me.
“I don’t want him to come to my house because he used to assault me before I moved to Tafara,” she said.
Magistrate Marehwanazvo Gofa, who presided over the matter, granted a protection order in favour of Pfungwa.