By Sharon Mbambo
A Gweru after attempting to murder his girlfriend for denying him sex also made an attempt on his life before he was rescued by neighbours.
The woman Defin Ndebele (25) who said she has not forgiven her boyfriend for attempting to murder her however, stunned the courts after she pleaded with the courts to exercise clemency on her boyfriend.
The court heard that after Bruce Siwela (31) from Mkoba after being denied sexual pleasure by his girlfriend used his fingers to forcefully penetrate through her.
The court heard that the complainant sustained serious injuries as she was stabbed several times on her neck, back and hands which was passed as attempted murder and indicent assault.
Siwela who is a father of a three year old then attempted to also take his own life after the incident before neighbors came to his rescue and reported the matter to the police.
The accused pleaded guilty to all the crimes and also asked the court and the complainant for forgiveness.
“I haven’t forgiven him for what he did to me but i pray that he gets the help he needs as I do not wish what befell me on any woman and I humbly ask for the court to forgive him,” Ndebele said.
Gweru Regional Magistrate Bianca Makwande is yet to come up with judgment.