Man Falls From 4th Floor Fighting Off Lover's Husband
A 40-year-old man from Sakubva in Mutare died after he fell off from the fourth floor of Matida Flats while wrestling with his lover’s estranged husband.
Tawanda Chirenje (25) allegedly caught the now-deceased Gift Saungweme in a compromising position with his wife, Phillipa Dariyani (25).
Saungweme and Dariyani were at a friend’s apartment.
ZRP spokesperson in Manicaland Province, Inspector Nobert Muzondo, said police have launched a manhunt for Chirenje. He said:
Chirenje had caught Dariyani drinking beer with Saungweme in a friend’s apartment. He assaulted her with the flat side of a machete, booted feet, and fists and proceeded to assault Saungweme.
They wrestled towards an open window and as they wrestled, Saungweme fell off the window from the fourth floor. He sustained head injuries and died on Monday morning.
We are treating the matter as a murder incident as the circumstances are all pointing that way.
As the police, we urge people not to take the law into their own hands and not to use violence when such matters arise.
Dariyami’s friend, Shallon Maisera, in whose apartment the two lovebirds were caught red-handed, told The Manica Post that she had been drinking with Dariyami and Saungweme at the bar that night. She said:
I offered them my apartment because her children were sleeping in her apartment, which is on the third floor.
The three of us had been drinking in my apartment when Saungweme sent me to buy more beer and it was already past midnight.
When I came back, I was shocked to find Chirenje inside my apartment with the lovebirds.
Dariyani was crying and begging Chirenje to forgive her. I knocked and Chirenje opened the door for me.
He told me that he had caught the two in bed and that he wanted to kill them. I tried to stop him but he pushed and locked me outside.
Shortly afterward, he came out and told me that Saungweme had jumped off the window. He then walked away after that.
Maisera said Dariyami was assaulted all over her body with the machete.
She said when they rushed downstairs, Saungweme who was still alive but badly injured asked for some water. Said Maisera:
I asked him if he had been pushed off the window or if he had jumped but he kept saying ‘pakaipa’ so we rushed him to the hospital where he died later on.
More: Pindula News