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Man strikes sister-in-law with a machete


Man strikes sister-in-law with a machete


Trymore Tagwirei

MASVINGO – A-33-year-old man from Mashava Village under Chief Charumbira whose brother committed suicide, struck and seriously injured his sister-in-law with a machete accusing her of causing the death.
Vito Kuiparima (33) appeared before Masvingo Magistrate Bishard Chineka last week facing attempted murder charges.
The State led by Ruvimbo Makoni told the court that on May 30 ,2022, at around 9:30pm, Kuiparima arrived at the complainant’s homestead where the complainant’s husband had passed on after committing suicide.

The accused went straight into the room where the complainant was with other mourners, uncovered her blanket and punched the complainant twice on the face with clenched fists accusing her of causing the death of his brother.
He was refrained by people in the room and he went outside. He returned 30 minutes later armed with a machete and struck the complainant with it in the face causing a deep cut.
He was arrested following a report to the Police.
Magistrate Chineka postponed the matter to July 28 ,2022 for judgement.https://masvingomirror.com

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