Man trades phone for sex      

Tinashe Zisengwe

A Sex starved man who recently hired a hooker and bashed her for demanding a smartphone which he had promised as form of payment for sex has been arraigned in court.

Vusumuzi Nyathi of house number 215 Munemo road, Ascot suburb thoroughly bashed Thelma Chirwe a prostitute for demanding a Samsung phone that he had promised her as payment for the act.

It is reported that Vusumuzi picked Thelma at a local bar sometime this month and hired her for the night. He negotiated to give her a Samsung mobile phone as payment instead of cash.

However, after the sexual encounter Thelma took the phone but Vusumuzi violently took it back and threatened to kill her.

As she insisted to take the phone Vusumuzi punched her with clenched fists and kicked her with his feet several times on the face and all over the body.

Thelma lost her lower front tooth and sustained a wound on the right finger in the vicious physical assault.

She explained the ordeal to her neighbour who accompanied her to report the case to Mtapa police station leading to Vusumuzi`s arrest.

Vusumuzi appeared before Gweru Magistrate Shortgame Musaiona facing assault charges and was slapped 12 months imprisonment of which six were suspended for five years on condition of good behavior.