A Chivhu man was brutally murdered by his wife’s boyfriend after confronting him over the affair.
The Newsday reports that Svodai Manjengwa ditched her husband Robert Sibanda for her on and off lover Sundirai Simango, who allegedly struck Sibanda with an iron bar after being confronted over the affair he was having with Manjengwa.
The incident is reported to have happened at Simango’s residence after Sibanda had followed his wife to her boyfriends house.
Upon Sibanda’s arrival, Simango then took an iron bar and allegedly struck Sibanda several times until he fell unconscious.
Upon realising that he had Killed Sibanda, Simango reportedly handed himself over to the police.
Mashonaland East acting police spokesperson Misheck Denhere confirmed the incident and said investigations were underway.
According to the police, on January 14, 2019, Manjengwa started staying with Simango after she had separated with her husband. She however,later reconciled with her husband whilst staying with her boyfriend.
SImango chased Manjengwa away from his residence after discovering that she was cheating on him with her husband.
Manjengwa then returned to her husbands place on April; 18, 2019, only to leave him after four days.
Manjengwa then returned to Simango. This however did not go well with Sibanda who followed Manjengwa to her boyfriends home at around 9pm. When Sibanda confronted the Simango, the accused then assaulted the deceased several times until he fell unconscious.
Simango then informed a police officer who stayed nearby that he had committed murder.
The police officer went to Simango’s residence and found Sibanda lying unconsciously on the floor and bleeding. He was rushed to Chivhu General Hospital, where he was pronounced dead upon arrival. Simango was then apprehended after the matter was reported to the police.