A 37-year-old woman, Lydies Svori has been arrested for allegedly stabbing her husband with a kitchen knife after she suspected him of cheating on her.
The man, Mehluli Mpofu who was married to his wife for 10 years is fighting for his life at the United Bulawayo hospital.
Svori appeared before Bulawayo magistrate, Tinashe Tashaya. The court charged the suspect with attempted murder and remanded her in custody till Friday, February 3 while it awaits medical reports on the victim's condition.
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The prosecutor, Nkathazo Dlodlo confirmed that the suspect committed the crime on Wednesday, January 18, around 9PM in the night. He said: “On January 18, this year at around 9PM, the complainant and accused person had a misunderstanding as the accused suspected that the complainant was having an extramarital affair.”
He said the suspect stabbed her husband with a kitchen knife once on the chest and once on the lower side of the armpit.
A police report was made by a neighbor, Callmore Shumba, who heard the screams and cries of the victim. Mpofu was immediately rushed to the hospital where he is admitted.
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