Woman marries her nephew after he got her pregnant

Couple (illustration)  
By: Mahesh Sarin

A woman of Zimbabwe, agreed to marry her nephew after she became pregnant with his child.

The woman said that she married her sister's son upon the advice of a prophet.

26-year-old Patricia Nkomo had sex with her 32-year-old nephew Garikanani Muzini. When she got pregnant with his child, the couple got married without telling their family.

After being together for three years, the nephew's mother reported the matter to the police, leading to the arrest of the couple.

They were found guilty of incest. Judge Tavengwa Sangster sentenced them to nine months in prison, which was suspended on the condition that each of them performs 315 hours of community service.

Mazini will do community service at the Makuva High School, while his wife who is also his aunt, will work for free at the Makuva Clinic.