March 15, 2018 / comments : 0
A 39-year-old man from Chipinge in Manicaland provinvenhas appeared in court for allegedly murdering a five-month-old baby following a domestic dispute with his wife.
Gideon Dhliwayo of Nafferton Farm in Chipinge recently appeared before Chipinge magistrate, Vuso Gapara for initial remand.
Prosecutor Givemore Nyamayaro said Dhliwayo and his wife, Elizabeth Mhlanga, had a dispute over the paternity of the baby.
Following the argument, Dhliwayo allegedly woke up at around 4 am and hauled the infant to a nearby maize field, where he killed it.
The accused then threatened his wife not to report the incident.
The two lied to police that the child had been kidnapped by the wife's former husband.
However, after further interrogation, Mhlanga confessed that Dhliwayo had killed the infant and buried it in a nearby maize field.
Dhliwayo was remanded in custody.-Online. LOCAL NEWS.
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