Nabbed for physical abuse

29 March 2017

A 31-year-old man was arrested for bashing his wife with an iron bar after she accused him of defecating in blankets

Judah Mushati assaulted his wife, Lidis Hove, after she reported him to his relatives for soiling blankets.

Mushati pleaded guilty to physical abuse charges when he appeared before Mbare magistrate Sharon Rakafa.

He was sentenced to one month imprisonment, which was wholly suspended for three years on condition of good behaviour.

It was proved that on March 25 at around 9pm, Mushati went home drunk and started assaulting his wife.

He reportedly slapped her before hitting her with an iron bar on the back for telling his relatives about soiling blankets.

Resta Ndlovu prosecuted.