By Melissa Chikumba
A man sneaked into his friend’s bed at Sable Flats in Kwekwe in the wee hours of morning and started fondling the breasts and buttocks of his unsuspecting friend’s wife who was sleeping with her husband.
Keith Chitaunhike was answering to charges of indecent assualt.
The wife Ashley Magadzo who thought it was her husband got the shock of her life when she woke up to find her husband deep in slumber.
The court heard, “On the 27th of September 2020 and around 0400 hours the complainant felt that there was someone who was at her back while she was asleep with her husband and she thought that it was her husband because he was caressing, fondling her breasts and buttocks.”
Horror struck for Magadzo when she found her husband in deep slumber.
“When the complainant woke up from her sleep she found out that her husband was asleep and the and the accused person is the one who was caressing and fondling her breasts and buttocks.”
The complainant then woke up her husband who then chased away the accused person and later reported the matter to the police.
Chitaunhike was sentenced to 4 months imprisonment were 2 months were suspended on condition that he does not commit a similar offence in the next 5 years and the remaining 2 months was given an option of paying a fine of $2400.
Kwekwe Magistrate Samukelisiwe Gumbo, presided over the issue.