A man from Gokwe village appeared in court on Friday for allegedly axing to death a man he found having sex with his girlfriend.
Ntando Ngulube 33, flew into a range after finding Max Moyo in bed with Nomsa Mhanga on Wednesday night.
He armed himself with an axe and struck Moyo three times on the head.
Ngulube appeared before Bulawayo Magistrate Evlyn MaShavakare and was remanded in custody to June 9. He was advised to apply for bail at the night court.
Prosecuting Nkathazo Dlodlo said Ngulube went to Moyo’s place of resident at night wanting to talk to him but then found him having sex with his girlfriend.
“Ngulube reached for an axe and struck Moyo on the head. Mhlanga fled the scene as the two wrestled each other.” Dlodlo said.
Ngulube took the axe which belonged to Moyo and hid it at his house.
The police found the axe in Ngulube’s possession and he later conffensed to the crime.