Paul Nyathi|Business at the Harare Magistrates courts came to a standstill after a jilted woman stormed in during proceedings and stopped her estranged husband’s wedding.
Local tabloid, H-Metro, reports that Maxwell Manditsera was left with egg on his face after his alleged wife, Chiedza Thembani, stormed in court with her companions and interjected his marriage ceremony to Jennifer Navhaya.
Manditsera and Navhaya who were set to get married before Harare provincial magistrate Joy Chikodzore yesterday were deeply disappointed after the fracas his Manditsera’s estranged lover Thembani interjected the marriage ceremony.
In her objection to the wedding, the court heard that Maxwell was customarily married to Thembani with whom he allegedly had two children with.
As a result of the objections to the wedding by the woman and her companions, presiding magistrate Chidzokere was forced to temporarily stop the wedding on the fact-finding mission of the basis of the objection to the couple’s wedding.
In the courts ruling, Thembi was ordered to submit her objection in writing by October 14, and Maxwell must respond by October 21 and an inquiry and ruling be passed on October 22 on the determination of whether the marriage must proceed or not.