A preachers’s wife of 12 years has dumped her husband who claims she has ventured into prostitution. Sandra Deshe, 33, is staying with two other women in Ruwa where, according to her landlord, different men visit them in their lodgings.
In terminating her marriage, Sandra handed her husband Sanyahumba their wedding ring, wedding certificate and packed her belongings along with her four kids accusing him of abusing one of her children she sired before she got married to him.
Sandra, an ardent follower of one of the conventional churches is now renting two rooms with two ladies following her separation with Sanyahumba, a bible vendor and street preacher.
Sandra denied venturing into prostitution saying she is selling ladies lingerie and cups to earn a living following her separation with Sanyahumba; she described him as cruel.
“I told my husband that I was no longer interested in living with him as my husband because he is so cruel, whenever he came from selling bibles he would be a threat to kids that they faked retiring to bed in fear,” said Sandra.
“Ndakaona kuti handingagare nemurume akadaro even church elders and relatives failed to solve the matters and I was left with no option other than removing my wedding ring and waving goodbye to him.
“I hired a vehicle to ferry my few belongings after informing him of my intention to leave him and took my children and left his house in Windsor Park.
“As for prostitution allegations these are my sisters Mai Natasha and Sabina; we live together and we are not prostitutes as alleged.
“I am earning a living from selling panties and my clients are not found in public bars. I will not look for any other man and should i feel any need for one, I would rather return to Sanyahumba.
I am still going to church,” said Sandra.
Sandra’s landlord told H-Metro that Mai Natasha, Sabina and Sandra became his tenants a month ago and they openly told him that they are not married.
“Sandra and her friends are all my tenants and they stay together after they openly told me that they are not married,” said the landlord.
“Various men come here to visit them and I do not know if they are the fathers of the children being nursed by Sandra and Mai Natasha; Sabina does not have children.
“Zvikanzi vanoiita zvechipfambi handirambe sevanhu vanoshanyirwa nevarume vakasiyana siyana,” he added.
Contacted for comment Sanyahumba pleaded with H-Metro not to publish the story saying he is popular for selling Bibles and it would ruin his image.
“How did that story reach you brother, please I conduct street preaching as well as preach to travellers in trains that most people know me,” said Sanyahumba.
“My wife divorced me and my worry is about my children after I heard that she has joined ladies of the night and I do not blame her much because our church elders ended up bedding her after she took our differences to their attention.
“I lost my temper one day and I exchanged the Bible I sell with fists and the matter ended at Ruwa police station.
“I love my wife and my children, she accused me of ill-treating mwana wake wandakamuroora ainaye, ndaingomutumawo semwana wandakarera since we got married when the baby was two months old,” Sanyahumba said. H Metro