Girlfriend ordered to pay US$8 000 in damages

THE HERALD- The Harare Civil Court has ordered the girlfriend of a married man to pay his wife US$8 000 in damages for breaking up their union.

The award was made against Sheba Uta, for having an affair with James Chinhoi, who has been married to Rosemary Chinhoi for 30 years.

Rosemary had sued for US$30 000  in adultery damages brocken down as follows: US$10 000 for contumelia, US$10 000 for  loss of consortium and US$10 000 for high blood pressure and stress caused by the affair.

The remainder is for compensation for the unhonoured promise tha Uta, who is also her relative, would stop the affair.

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