Mother kills her 2-year-old son because her new husband did not like himBy Mason White 3:03 PM February 11, 2016
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By: Feng Qian
A mother was arrested on a charge of murder after killing her son because her new husband didn’t want him to live in his house, police in Zimbabwe said.
27-year-old Precious Hamandishe of Ritize, told a court that she killed her 2-year-old son Tadiwa Mangoma, following the orders given to her by her husband George Runesu.
According to the police investigation, after marrying Runesu, she was told to return her son to his father. She was threatened with divorce if her son stays in the home.
Mangoma took her son to her former husband, but he refused to take him into his home. Mangoma then killed her son and told her new husband that the boy was with his father.
Police found the dead body in the woods and arrested Mangoma. Mangoma has been sentenced to serve 10 years in prison after being convicted of murder.