MASVINGO – Masvingo Magistrate Ritaiswe Silaigwana has threatened Wisdom Manhivi (29) with an effective four-month jail term for failing to pay $3 000 maintenance for his child which at current black market rate is just US$7.
Curren Chikwanda of ZBS, Masvingo told the court that Manhivi stopped paying the maintenance in November last year. He started paying the maintenance in June of the same year after being sued.
Manhivi told the court that it is difficult for him to get the money since he is not employed.
Magistrate Silaigwana ordered Manhivi to pay the balance by May 20, 2022 or serve four months in prison.https://masvingomirror.com