Man sits on pregnant wife’s stomach while beating her for embarrassing him at workBy Mason White 4:28 PM November 26, 2015
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By: Tanya Malhotra
Police were called after a husband was seen beating his pregnant wife, Police in Zimbabwe said.
The man of Gweru, was accused of beating his pregnant wife while sitting on her stomach during a domestic dispute.
Prosper Zimhuka, 38, was arrested, and he faces a charge of domestic violence. Zimhuka beat his wife, Portia Mugangavari, after accusing her of following him to work and humiliating him in front of his coworkers.
Prosecutors told the court that Zimhuka, confronted his wife after learning that she followed him to his job at a mine and told his coworkers about the way he mistreated her at home.
Zimhuka questioned his wife as to why she followed him to his workplace and why she humiliated him in front of his coworkers.
The couple got into an argument, which turned violent. The woman said that Zimhuka, pushed her to a wall and when she fell, he sad sat on her stomach and beat her, placing the life of the unborn child at risk.