A Redcliff man has been slapped with a 14-month jail term prison for assaulting his wife, before locking her in a deep freezer accusing her of extramarital affairs.
Lyton Kanda of Rutendo in Redcliff appeared before Kwekwe magistrate Samukelisiwe Gumbo facing three counts of assault as defined in defined under Section 89 of the Criminal Codification Reform Act Chapter 9:23.
The court heard that on the 17th of August this year, Kanda assaulted his wife Liznett Madzura after discovering text messages in her phone.
He is alleged to have poured 80 litres of water into a deep freezer, forced her to get inside, and locked the freezer for 30 minutes.
The matter was reported to the police leading to his arrest.