They say fathers are their daughters’ biggest well-wishers. But a father in Zimbabwe proved this wrong. He ended up killing his daughter as she was dating. The reason behind killing her child was based on some really orthodox and psychotic beliefs.
According to the father, the fact that his daughter had started dating had made her impure. The father could not take the fact that his daughter’s sanctity was lost now. He had come to know that his daughter had an affair with a boy.
The father has been identified as Benjamin Mpanduki from Mabhena, Mpinda. He has been booked for culpable homicide.
Used Belt To Whack Daughter
The knowledge of his daughter having an affair disturbed the father. He ended up whacking his daughter with a fan belt for this. He was then found guilty of assaulting his daughter. As a result of which he was given five years in jail.
Out of the five years, four were given was assaulting his daughter while the other one year was given to him for an earlier case of domestic violence in 2017 for assaulting his wife. But Benjamin has not pleaded guilty for murdering his daughter.
Beat Daughter To Death
Benjamin had reportedly beaten his daughter to death. He had also left her without providing her with any kind of medical help. According to authorities, at the time of the girl’s death, her mother and siblings were also present with her.
The father had come to know that his daughter was having an affair with a boy named Pride Chando. After this, he came into the house angrily and said that he wanted to teach her a lesson. After the beating, the mother had taken the girl to her room while the father had gone elsewhere. In the morning the girl succumbed to her injuries and was found dead.