A MAN from Gokwe has been dragged to a traditional court after he was caught by his wife allegedly having se_x with his step mother after abandoning his family for two days.

Keledious Majaji (24) of Majaji Village under Chief Nemangwe in Gokwe South was allegedly caught by his wife Ms Elaine Masukume (22) pants down with his stepmother, Plaxedes Tshuma.

The age of his step mother could not be ascertained.

Chief Nemangwe on Wednesday confirmed the incident which he described as shocking.

He said Majaji and Tshuma denied the allegations when they appeared before his court on Monday after Ms Masukume reported the matter.

Chief Nemangwe said the matter was remanded to tomorrow for judgment.The Chief said Ms Masukume told the court that her husband just vanished for two days before she decided to go and notify her mother in law – Tshuma.

Masukume went to Tshuma’s homestead and was surprised to find her husband naked in his stepmother’s bed.

She then told relatives that Majaji had slept with his stepmother which led to a misunderstanding between the families,” said the Chief.

He said Majaji then declared to his wife that he was going to co-habit with his stepmother to lend credence to her allegations.Chief Nemangwe said Mujaji’s father passed away and Tshuma stays alone with her grandchildren.

“Tshuma confirmed that her stepson had spent the night at her homestead but denied having se_xual intercourse with him,” said Chief Nemangwe.

“Majaji said he slept at a friend’s homestead the first time and the following day, he then slept at his stepmother”s homestead where he slept on her bed while she took the floor”