CHIKOMBA – Chikomba Ward 17 councillor, Israel Dhikinya has appeared before Chief Mtekedza where the husband of his lover is claiming three beasts for adultery.
Although details were still sketchy, it is understood that Chief Mtekedza granted the sought order and further instructed Dhikinya to pay four goats, one to be slaughtered for those at the hearing, two to be given to the aggrieved husband and one for the accused to pay for his sins to the community. The court declared that the beast be paid by August 2017. Chief Mtekedza declined to comment on the matter.
The Mirror is reliably informed that Naison Chijoko of Chijoko Village, headman Chandiwana in Msasa approached the chief after he allegedly found Dhikinya with his wife in a room at Dirozvi Complex Lodges in Chivhu. The incident which drew a lot of public interest including media publicity happened in March this year. Dhikinya pleaded not guilty to the offence.
Chijoko told the court that he caught his wife and Dhikinya at Dirozvi and the wife confessed to the same. The wife however, added that she had already been in love with Dhikinya for one-and-half years when they were found at the lodge.