A magistrate from a court in Mutare was reportedly attacked by a hammer by an irate woman who was accusing her of having an affair with her husband, ZimLive reports.
According to the publication, Tamara Chibindi was attacked at her home by an angry Thelmor Mudhefi over prominent Mutare lawyer Chris Ndlovu and she had to be treated for head and arm injuries at the hospital.
A source spoke and revealed that the Mutare magistrate was attacked told the publication that:
She was badly injured on the head and one of her hands. She received some stitches in hospital.
Thelmor was reportedly arrested but she has already filed a complaint against Chibindi with Chief Magistrate Munamato Mutevedzi. However, Judiciary Service Commission’s secretary Walter Chikwana said they were not aware of the said incident:
If a complaint was made, it would have gone to the Chief Magistrate who is yet to bring it to our attention
Meanwhile, in another incident that occurred in the country’s second-largest city Bulawayo, a woman who had gone home with Justice Thompson Mabhikwa sent his nude photos to a fellow judges group when she discovered that he was having an affair with another woman.
The woman who is believed to be the secretary of one of the fellow judges also sent his photos to some of his contacts.