A well-known self-styled prophet, Tapiwanashe Madhii, of an apostolic church commonly known as Bheriya in Mwenezi, was caught red-handed making love to a married woman in the midst of the night.
He has now reportedly failed to pay the three cattle fine imposed on him by Headman Ngwenya's court, and has instead offered to pay three buckets of maize.
On the fateful day, Future Ndlovu's husband, Tatenda Chikunguwo made a surprise return home from work in the middle of the night and found his wife having se_xual intercourse with Madhii.
Madhii was severely beaten and later on arraigned before Headman Ngwenya's traditional court where he was ordered to pay three beasts for the offence.
Headman Ngwenya could not be drawn into commenting but sources said Madhii agreed to pay the fine but later on came back with three buckets of maize saying that was all he could afford.
"At headman Ngwenya's court, Madhii was ordered to pay a fine in the form of three cattle. He complied with the verdict during trial but he later came back with three buckets of maize saying that was what he could afford. The headman is yet to inform Ndlovu about that," the source said.
Madhii is said to have filed assault charges against Ndlovu and two other villagers who tied him up to a tree and allegedly assaulted him the whole night.