Chaos as man heavily bashes wife following an argument over how to discipline their children

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WHEN couples disagree and argue over how to discipline their children!

This situation was at play when a Bulawayo man allegedly beat up his wife following an argument over how to discipline their children.

Aubrey Dumisani Mpofu (33) had a brush with the law after he failed to control his temper and descended on his wife Sinqobile Mpofu (31) with fists several times on the head.

Circumstances are that on 1 December 2021 and at around 7.30pm both parties were at home when they had an argument over how they should discipline their children.

Aubrey who was already angry with his wife after she assaulted their elder son for beating up his younger brother became angrier and assaulted her with fists several times on the head. He also used his elbow to hit his wife on the head.

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As a result of the attack Sinqobile sustained a swollen and painful head and she sought medical attention. The matter was reported to the police leading to her husband’s arrest.

For the offence Aubrey has since appeared in court charged with physical abuse as defined in Section 3 (a) (i) as read with Section 4 of the Domestic Violence Act Chapter 5:16.

He was not asked to plead and was remanded out of custody to January 10, 2022 on $5 000 bail.

– BMetro

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