A man in Masvingo, Zimbabwe had tables turned against him when he was arrested for disorderly conduct after a scuffle with a police officer he found having sex with his wife in the coupleâs matrimonial bed.
Mangarai Mashindi (55) received the shock of his life when he caught his wife Mavis Mashindi (35) in bed with Constable Sydney Chembonje (41) on the night of 1 July.
Chembonje, whoÂ isÂ stationed at the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) Chikato Police Station, is also facing separate charges of contravening the Police Act.
âActing in an unbecoming or disorderly or in any manner prejudicial to good order or discipline or reasonably likely to bring discredit to the Police Force,â a leaked police memo reads.
However, according to the police memo, on 1 July, and at around 20:30 hours, Mashindi arrived home without notifying his wife that he was coming.
He entered the coupleâs two-roomed house and opened the bedroom door where discoveredÂ Chembonje and his wife having sex.
When Chembonje noticed the presence of Mashindi, he bolted from the room, naked, but was manhandled by his loverâs husband and the two started fighting.
The police officer overpoweredÂ MashindiÂ and he escaped still naked.
âAccused Number (1) (Mashindi) returned to his bedroom and recovered Accused Number âs property thus his police identity card, driverâs licence, Samsung mobile phone, car keys, a grey jacket, khaki Chino trousers, grey long-sleeved T/Shirt, and one unused condom, â read the memo.
The following day, Mashindi made an assault report to the police but was shocked when the police informed him, he was under arrest for engaging in disorderly conduct.
The police brought the charges against Mashindi basing on a complaint filed by his wifeÂ who witnessed the incident.
The police officer sustained lacerated wounds on the head and on the arm as a result of the scuffle.
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