Cephas Shava in Mwenezi
10 Feb 2017 - MWENEZI - A 20-year-old woman is suing her mother in-law for allegedly refusing to give her custody of her 4-year-old daughter whom she left in her care after separating with her husband following an adulterous relationship while her husband was out of the country.
Tafadzwa Chuma, who used to reside with his mother in-law, Tukiler Moyo, in Bhukuvani village, Chief Neshuro, before her marriage hit the rocks, is now residing with her parents at Mushaya Primary teacher's cottage, Chief Bota, in Zaka.
While filing her court papers, Chuma said she left her daughter in the care of her mother in-law sometime in 2015 after a 'misunderstanding' with her husband.
She boldly declared, however, that her other child was fathered by a certain 'prophet' with whom she cheated.
"This child belongs to another prophet who came at my mother in-law's homestead to put some herbal incisions (nyora) on my backside after I had developed some complications. We ended up falling in love but as soon as I fell pregnant, the prophet disappeared. I don't even know where he is up to now," said the cheeky Chuma.
The issue of who should keep custody of the child is set to be herd at Mwenezi Magistrates Court next week.local