Man pours acid on wife

By Fungai Jachi

A Harare man who allegedly poured acid on his wife’s face and body after a domestic dispute has appeared in court facing charges of attempted murder.

34-year-old Tatenda Pasipamire is alleged to have done the unthinkable after he allegedly poured acid on his wife after a domestic dispute.

It is alleged that Pasipamire was incensed after being taken to court for domestic violence.

The court heard that when Pasipamire got home he poured acid on his wife to punish her for reporting him to the police.

Pasipamire who is now facing charges of attempted murder has been remanded in custody to the 21st of this month.

Meanwhile, 22 year old house maid Zvikomborero Karichi, who allegedly poured hot water on a one year old child in a suspected case of child abuse has appeared in court facing charges of attempted murder.

It is alleged that Karichi assaulted the child using a rope, stripped her naked before putting her in a bathing basin where she poured hot water on the child.

The matter was reported to the police leading to her arrest.

She has been remanded in custody to the 28th of this month.