Man in court for assaulting his mother

By ZBC Reporter
A 31-YEAR old Zimunya man has appeared in court for assaulting his mother and threatening to stab her with a knife following a misunderstanding over the welfare of his children.
Blessing Mukwindidza is in trouble for allegedly assaulting his 59-year-old mother with a pot and threatening to stab her with a knife. He appeared before a Mutare Magistrates Court and was remanded in custody to February 6.
The State alleges that on January 19, Mukwindidza who works in Botswana visited his mother in Zimunya. It is further alleged that Mukwindidza then attacked his mother accusing her of ill-treating his children who had been left in her custody.
Mukwindidza is alleged to have used clenched fists and a pot to assault the elderly woman before threatening to stab her with a knife.
The matter was reported to the police leading to his arrest.