By Sarah Busangabanye
A man from Kwekwe was severely assaulted by his sister and two nieces after expressing his intention to take in a second wife.
Rusungunuko Maesera who angered his relatives recieved the beating of his life after his three female relatives disagreed with his decision to take in a second wife.
The three Chemedzayi Maesera (40),Lorrine Sungayi (18) and Florence Ncube (23) stood before Kwekwe Magistrate Florence Nago facing assault charges.
Rusununguko is a brother to Chemedzayi and an uncle to Lorrine and Florence.
The court heard that Maesera was severely assaulted on November 20 this year by the three who have since pleaded guilty.
The injuries according to the court papers indicate that the three women might have used a wooden log and fists when beating Maesera.
This implies that the three women used wooden log and fists to beat Maesere. “I did it because I feel for my sister in law which is the first wife,” said Chemedzayi.
The three have been ordered to perfom 420 hours of community service at Kotamayi Primary School in Zhombe.