A man from Chinyamukwakwa village in Chipinge was brutally attacked by a South African-based Zimbabwean man who had returned home to check on his family in the wake of the floods.
Maxwell Masonga (32) brutally assaulted Josiah Altyson Sithole (age not given) to a pulp, accusing him of bedding his wife.
This was revealed on Wednesday at the initial appearance of Masonga before Chipinge magistrate, Joshua Nembaware.
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Masonga is facing assault charges and was remanded in custody to April 8 as the State awaits Sithole’s medical report.
Masonga allegedly struck Sithole with a brick on the head and face several times. He was rushed to St Peter’s Hospital and later transferred to Chiredzi District Hospital.
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