9 MONTHS FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

A Masvingo magistrate has sentenced a 39-year-old man to nine months in prison after he severely assaulted his wife with a log for implanting a contraceptive. Ignatius Mumera of Hwirima Village under Chief Charumbira in Masvingo appeared before Masvingo magistrate Mr Takawira Mugabe on Monday, facing domestic violence charges. For the State, prosecutor Polite Chikiwa said on September 25 this year, Mumera had a misunderstanding with his wife Fungai Mumera (33) after she had refused to be intimate with him the previous night. Read more here.