A sh0cking incident has rocked the quiet village of Sasedza line, Tsholotsho, where a 31-year-old woman was allegedly beaten to death by her own husband. According to reports, the accused, Ackim Sibanda (32), accused his wife, Similo Moyo, of having an ɑffɑir with his own nephew.
Eyewitnesses claim that the attack was brutal, with the victim being whipped with both a leather belt and an electric cable. It is believed that the assault was indiscriminate and took place in their homestead on July 21, 2023.
Police have confirmed that the suspect has been arrested and is being held in custody in connection with the murder of his wife. In a statement released on social media, the Zimbabwe Republic Police stated, “The ZRP confirms the arrest of Ackim Sibanda (32) in connection with a case of murder in which his wife, Similo Moyo(31), died after she was assaulted with a leather belt and an electric cable indiscriminately on 21/07/23 at a homestead in Sasedza line, Tsholotsho. The suspect accused the victim of having an ɑffɑir with his nephew.”
The incident has sent sh0ckwaves through the community, with many expressing their outrage and sadness at the loss of a young life in such a brutal manner. The investigation is ongoing, and the suspect will face trial for his alleged crimes. Our thoughts are with the family and friends of the victim during this difficult time.