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A 36-year-old man was yesterday arraigned before the courts for assaulting his wife for denying him sex. Oliver Chaibva, of number 16297 Sunningdale 2, Harare, was warned and cautioned by Mbare magistrate Ms Precious Muzondo not to repeat such barbaric behaviour. Chaibva pleaded guilty to physical abuse.

Circumstances are that on February 13 this year Chaibva and his wife Fatima Muma (34) were sleeping in their bedroom.

The court heard that around 00:30 hours Chaibva woke his wife up and demanded sex.

The wife refused saying she was tired. Chaibva forcibly tried to have sex with Muma but failed.

He beat her up.

Chaibva was arrested after Muma reported the matter to the police.

Source : The Herald

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