Man, 55, kills 'cheating' wife, 41, with a pestle - report

2017-01-28 20:56

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

Harare – A Zimbabwean man reportedly killed his wife with a pestle after suspecting her of cheating.

According to New Zimbabwe, Ningisai Wakaoneni, 55, from Kutseya village allegedly murdered his wife Enia Maronga, 41, following a spousal dispute.

Police spokesperson, Inspector Tavhiringwa Kakohwa said that the two had been having difficulties in their marriage for a "long time".

Kakohwa was quoted saying that Wakaoneni invited his wife to their kitchen hut to discuss their marital problems. However, a dispute ensued between the two, resulting in the accused assaulting his wife with fists before striking her with a pestle.

Maronga was rushed to the hospital after sustaining three deep cuts on her head.

She was, however, pronounced dead on arrival.

Last year a jealous Zimbabwe man,35, killed his wife, Tumelo Ncube, 25, with an axe, as her teenage brother watched helplessly.

Relatives of the couple said the two had been having marital problems, with Collen Dube, accusing his wife of cheating on him.

The couple had been together for three years and had two children.

Read more on:    zimbabwe  |  southern africa

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.
NEXT ON NEWS24X

Inside News24

 
/News
 

6 myths about male cancer

It is important to be aware of the most prevalent cancer diseases amongst men in our country.

 
 

You won't want to miss...

Who are the highest paid models of 2017?
10 gorgeous plus-sized models who aren't Ashley Graham
5 top leg exercises for men
10 best dressed men of 2017
Traffic Alerts
Traffic
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.