My wife beats me up because i failed toget her pregnant
Harare man who reportedly urinated in a family
drinking well following an altercation with his
wife became hysterical in court after his
application was dismissed.
Nyasha Zvoushe had made a protection order
application at the Harare Civil Court against his
estranged wife Diana Manjeyese.
Zvoushe told resident magistrate Mr Brighton
Pabwe that he sought protection from the law
against his wife who abuses him.
â€œThis woman beats me up and shouts at me,
telling me that I am not a real man who can
make her pregnant,â€ he said.
â€œI almost lost my life when she pulled my
genitals, only to wake up at Harare Hospital.
â€œShe sold all my clothes and is barring me from
my house where she is now cohabiting with her
â€œShe told me that the child we have is not mine
and she has had other men who satisfy her in
In her response, Manjeyese told the court that
her husband was a liar.
â€œWe started having problems when he wanted
to take another wife,â€ she said.
â€œI denied that he marries another wife,
prompting him to leave our matrimonial home.
â€œHe returned and found me in the company of
my sister and brother.
â€œHe insisted that the man is my boyfriend.â€
Mr Pabwe dismissed Zvousheâ€™s application for
lack of merit and advised him to seek advice
from his in-laws and aunties.
Zvoushe, who could not stomach the judgment,
became hysterical and started shouting.
â€œI am scared of her, I am scared of her.
â€œWhere will I stay?â€ he said.
â€œFrom here, I am going home.
â€œI will deal with whatever happens when I am
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