Husband Demands Wife To Go & Sell Her Buttocks
Go sell your buttocks” hubby tells wife.
Bulawayo man from Bellevue suburb has been taken to court for physically abusing his wife and telling her to go back to South Africa, where she was born, and sell her “buttocks” to get money for children’s upkeep.
Lettie Nkomo, who has been married to Menias Nkomo since 2010 has turned to the courts for help to find peace in her marriage. Her husband has ignored a protection order that stopped him from physically, verbally and emotionally abusing Lettie. Lettie said: “He insulted me saying I’m a useless, stupid woman who does not know anything and told me to return to my parents together with my children.
“He told me to remove all my belongings from our bedroom saying ‘hamba eSouth Africa uyothengisa izibunu zakho (go and sell your “buttocks” in South Africa) to support the children since I cannot do anything’.” “My husband always shouts at me thereby violating the Protection order which was granted in my favour on 20 November 2020,”she told the court. Lettie also said that her husband chased her away from their matrimonial bedroom.
“He chucked me out of our bedroom, I now sleep with our children in their spare bedroom. He always tells me to return to South Africa with the kids,” she said.She reported the matter and her hubby was arrested .Menias went before magistrate Amanda Ndlovu at the Tredgold magistrates’ court, facing a physical abuse charge. He refused the charge.