Man accused of assaulting police officers

By Fungai Jachi

A 31-year-old man from Domboshova has been arraigned before the courts on allegations of assaulting police officers.

Tafadzwa Mabwenje, allegedly assaulted and threatened to strike police officers with a slasher after they tried to resolve a domestic dispute with his wife.

Mabwenje is alleged to have turned violent and assaulted the police officers before he grabbed a slasher and chased the police officers away.

The police officers however called for reinforcements and arrested the accused.

Mabwenje has been released on ZWL5 000 bail.

Meanwhile, a 39-year-old Doctor has been charged for allegedly striking his wife with a wheel spanner on the head after accusing her of infidelity.

The court heard that the Doctor,only known as Samkange, got into fit of rage after asking her wife where she wanted to go without informing him.

The State alleges that the accused then took a wheel spanner and hit his wife on the head accusing her of being unfaithful.

The complainant sustained a deep cut on the head and the matter was reported to the police leading to the arrest of the accused.

He is expected back in court this Wednesday for commencement of trial.