By Martin Mawaya
A jealous Silobela wife will live to regret the day she assaulted her husband’s lover, when Kwekwe magistrate sentenced her to 15 months in jail.
Sikhulekile Moyo (30) from Abifoil Village under Chief Malisa in Silobela attacked Sithandazile Msipa over allegations of husband snatching.
Moyo pleaded guilty to charges of assault before Kwekwe Magistrate Story Rushambwa who sentenced her to 15 months in jail suspending 5 months on condition of good behavior for the next 5 years.
The court heard that the assault was committed on the 13th of March 2019 at Peace Mine, Silobela as Moyo approached Msipa at her tuck shop as she was standing on the door.
At around 2000 hours the accused dragged the complainant by her blouse and held her by neck as she stabbed her on the head three times using a screw driver. She pinned her and forcefully made her fall down before striking her with fists three times on the face, before other people rescued Msipa.
“l got pissed off by the rumours that l overhead through grape vine that Sithandazile was having an affair with my husband. Anger took over and I decided to confront and stabbed her,” said Moyo.
The complainant sustained three deep laceration on the skull.