Odey Chipenhu (37) was initially slapped with a five month jail term of which two months were set aside for five years on condition of good behaviour. The remaining three months shall be effective.
Interestingly, the woman at the centre of the storm, Jennifer Muranda (27), had been arrested for loitering for the purposes of prostitution. It is further alleged that on the fateful day, she hooked up with another man soon after release from police custody. She proceeded home where she had sex with the man only to be caught red handed in the midst of their pumping game.
The case was heard before Mbare magistrate, Vicky Mashamba. State prosecutor, Ephraim Zinyandu hat it that on 29 September, Odey was at his workplace at Joy Centre Night Club where he is employed as a bar man. At around 4am, Odey was advised that his wife had been arrested for loitering for the purpose of prostitution.
The State had it that Odey sought permission from his employer so that he could attend to his wife. He then went to the police station where he was advised that his wife had been released. He however went straight home at House No. 5375 New Canaan, Highfield where he found his wife stark naked, having sex with her client.
He could not stomach the sight and he attacked the couple. Jennifer sustained serious injuries. She decided to report the matter to the police leading to the arrest of her husband.