A shocking drama has played out recently after a soldier stationed at 4 infantry brigade in Masvingo of Zimbabwe caught his wife having s*x with another man.
But things took a huge turn as the soldier engaged the man in a serious fight. In the process, he was shot and injured by the cheating man and is now battling for his life at a Harare hospital.
According to New Zimbabwe, Masvingo provincial police spokesperson Inspector Charity Mazula said police have since arrested one Wayne Matema who is assisting with investigations and is expected to appear in court soon.
She said Joseph Ushe of 4 Infantry battalion in Masvingo was shot once on the chest by Matema whom he found making love to his wife Tariro Mpofu.
“The incident happened at Utsinda Primary School under headman Madyagove in Chivi where the wife (Mpofu) who is a student teacher at Bondlofi teachers’ college and is on attachment,” Inspector Mazula said.
Ushe reportedly arrived at the school unannounced and caught his wife pants down with Matema.
“The two got involved in a fierce fist fight and Matema, who was allegedly na_ked, fell near his clothes that were lying on the side of the bed.
“He pulled out a pistol from the pants and shot Ushe once in the abdomen,” Mazula said
After the shooting, Inspector Mazula said Matema handed himself over to the police after he had taken Ushe to Chivi General Hospital for treatment.
The soldier was transferred to Parerenyatwa Hospital in Harare where he is still admitted.