A well-known Gweru businessman, James Brain Zijena was nabbed by the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) after he allegedly shot and deflated his wife’s car tyres.
The wife, Lucia Tendai Zijena had travelled to Shurugwi. Zijena (60) suspected that she was involved in an adulterous affair.
Part of a statement released by the police says:
On 8 August 2019 and at around 11 am, the accused person (Zijena) followed his wife, Lucia Tendai Zijena from Gweru to Shurugwi after he suspected her of having extramarital activities.
While in Shurugwi, Mrs Zijena who was driving a white Toyota Corolla, parked her car at Zimasco Shurugwi parking bay before she locked the doors and went to a nearby bus stop.
Police said that after a couple of minutes, Mrs Zijena was then picked up by a black Audi vehicle, which was being driven by an unknown man.
The duo is said to have driven in the direction of Gweru.