A Zimbabwean lady has been arrested and arraigned earlier than a court docket for marrying one other man whereas nonetheless married to a different.
The Sunday News reported that Moreblesing Maridza (41) of Platinum Park in Zvishavane, married one other man after accusing her first husband of failing to be intimate along with her for the previous 12 years.
Maridza was arraigned earlier than a court docket on expenses of bigamy which she pleaded responsible to. She nevertheless informed the court docket that her first husband, Mr James Chivandire had change into mentally challenged and was now not able to performing his duties as a husband prompting her to marry the opposite man.
The publication reported that Chivandire allegedly fell and suffered from psychological sickness in 2000. In 2012 Maridza went on to marry a second husband, David Mhuru who she began dwelling with after their marriage ceremony.
The matter solely got here to gentle in September when an officer on the Registrar-General’s workplace noticed that Maridza had two legitimate marriage certificates.
Maridza was sentenced to 6 months in jail after being arraigned earlier than a court docket. However, three months have been suspended provided that she pays a nice of $5 000 and the opposite three suspended on situation of she not committing an analogous offense within the subsequent 5 years.