A 32-year-old feminine inmate will perpetually rue the second she
mistakenly murdered her drunk husband throughout an altercation at dwelling.
Nomzamo Dube, a mom of two minors, regrets the incident
which led to her husband’s loss of life and is determined to speak to the husband’s
family, to say sorry.
She made the revelations in the course of the ongoing peace training
programme being carried out by the Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Service.
She instructed H-Metro how she killed her husband earlier than she was
sentenced to 25 years for the homicide.
“It was on a Friday afternoon, my husband was ingesting with
his associates at dwelling and at round 4pm, he mentioned he was going to purchase extra beers
and I stayed behind getting ready supper,” mentioned Dube.
“He referred to as me round 6pm saying he was coming, he had been
delayed by a protracted misplaced good friend he had met on the retailers.
“I obliged and waited for him however there was no signal of him
earlier than I went to sleep.
“Round midnight my daughter woke me up saying daddy was
knocking on the window.
“I checked to substantiate and instructed her to open the door for
him, she couldn’t open the door so I went to open the door.”
She added: “Instantly, after I opened the door, he began
hitting me with clenched fists, I requested what was the issue, he didn’t inform
me, even up till now I don’t know why he was beating me.
“As I used to be attempting to flee from him I tripped and fell and he
began kicking me.
“I grabbed a knife, I simply needed to scare him away however he
tripped and fell on high of me and bought stabbed on the guts.
“I didn’t know that if an individual is drunk they bleed quite a bit
so, as a substitute of closing the wound, I poured water whereas calling for assist.
“I collapsed solely to get up in a police van and I used to be
suggested that my husband was lifeless.”
She mentioned she is nervous about her kids and the way they’re
going to outlive as her family have been dying.
“I’m principally nervous about my kids, I don’t know the way
they’re surviving, my family are dying whereas I’m right here, so I worry they’ll
be left with nobody to care for them,” mentioned Dube.
“I’m hopeful that I’ll get out of this place alive so
that I will go to my husband’s family and say sorry.
“I hope they’ll forgive me.” H Metro