A HOUSE wife of Lusaka’s Chawama Township has begged the Chawama Local Court to dissolve her marriage of five years because her husband forces her to perform weird sex acts.
Bertha Mwale, 39, claimed that her husband Alex Banda, 42, force her to perform sexual acts which she described as unnatural.
Bertha an entrepreneur told the court that she got married to Banda, a plumber in 2011 and that bride price was paid. The couple has two children together.
“My husband your honour does not value my pride as a woman, he is just a selfish man who only cares just to fulfil his sexual desires that’s all,” she said.
“Last month he told me that we should advance our sexual pleasures by watching pornography movies, I told him that these materials erodes one’s moral reasoning, but he immediately got angrily and threatened to thrown me out of the house if I don’t accept his orders.
“He has been telling me that marriages nowadays have been modified, and at one point he tried to force me so that I suck his manhood but I refused. I just don’t understand what evil has entered him,” she said.
Bertha told the court that on several occasions, her husband had threatened to leave her and the children whenever they have a misunderstanding.
She added that Banda was a cruel and selfish man who only enjoys drinking beer and demanding sex.
Bertha pleaded with the court to go ahead and grant divorce, saying that she was fed up staying with aggressive man.
In his defense, Banda pleaded with his wife to forgive him. “I know that I have been a selfish man; please for forgive me”, he said.He also begged the court not to dissolve their marriage.
Passing judgment, Magistrate Ganston Kalala sitting with Magistrate Mubukwanu Matakala upheld the claim for divorce and ordered Alex Banda to compensate Bertha with K8, 000 with an initial installment of K500 followed by K250 monthly instalments effective July month end.
Banda was also ordered to pay K250 as child maintenance the children who will be in Berta’s custody.