Woman jailed for child abuse
Senior Magistrate Sharon Chipanga, however, suspended six months on condition of good behaviour.Mr Andrew Motsi appeared for the state while the accused was represented by Farai Matinhure of Ndlovu, and Gonese and Associates. In a terrifying case of cruelty to children, Pelargia Chakurumbira (26) of 5047 Area Three Dangamvura near Dangamvura Complex in Mutare must have been possessed when she suddenly turned into a blood thirsty savage and left her nice (name withheld) with a broken ankle and wounds all over her tummy and back. In arriving at her judgement, Ms Chipanga took into consideration that Chakurumbira’s act was so brutal that the minor only got initial medical attention four days later after the incident occurred on Heroes Day (August 11).
Rosemary Chawasarira, a member of the local Neighbourhood Watch Committee (NWC), who bitterly complained about Chakurumbira’s transgression, was instrumental in bringing the issue to light.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at The Manica PostSimilar Stories