A Local Court in Lusaka heard how a woman found a used a condom in the pocket of her husband’s trousers.
She told the court that she had also learnt that her husband had impregnated a grade 10 pupil.
The court also heard that the wife was also taken to his other girlfriend, a to be introduced where a firce fight ensued.
This was heard in Kanyama Local Court in a case in which Muntanga Sibalwa, 32, of Garden House compound sued her husband, Captain Simwanza, 33, for divorce.
The two got married in 2003 and have three children.
Sibalwa told Senior Court Magistrate Sarah Nyendwa sitting with Magistrates Daniel Phiri and Ackim Phiri that all was well when Simwanza was not working.
She explained that in 2005 Simwanza started working at a filling station and a year later he started having girlfriends.
She told the court that Simwanza started beating her and that at one time he took her to his colored girlfriend to be introduced but a fierce fight ensued and Sibalwa ended up at a police station.
Sibalwa further stated that in 2013 she differed with Simwanza because she found a used condom in the pocket of his trousers.
“From 2013 to 2014 we were not making love. He even pointed a gun at meme and I ran away to sleep at a neighbor place and the following day police got the gun away,
“Simwanza was masturbating in my presence and he was talking to his girlfriends. When he comes home I find that his pubic hair is shaved,” said Sibalwa.
In cross-examination, Sibalwa said that it was the first time to hear that the coloured lady was Simwanza’s business partner.
In defence, Simwanza said that problems started in 2005 because when he knocked off from work he would not find Sibalwa home.
He explained that in 2013 he met the colored lady on his way to Nakonde for business and that she became his business partner.
Simwanza admitted impregnatingf a grade ten pupil but Sibalwa did not want a child.
Simwanza further stated that Sibalwa was given capital by her relatives and she went charcoal business without his knowledge, adding that was the reason he stopped making love to her because he did not know what she did in the bush where she went to buy charcoal.
“One night Sibalwa was talking to a man on the phone and thought that would annoy me and later she came with a vehicle and got the sofas,” said Simwanza.
Magistrate Nyendwa said that there was no adequate sex in the house and that Simwanza had a habit of changing women like shirks and came home with his pubic shaved.
She said that Simwanza also came with used condoms and that he threatened the life of Sibalwa by pointing a gun at her.
She granted the couple divorce ordering Simwanza to compensate Sibalwa with K8000 with initial payment of K1000 followed by monthly installments of K350 and to be paying children maintenance fee of K450.Property acquired together to be shared equally.