ZIMBABWE-A Masvingo man who had gone to pay lobola was left shocked when the money simply vanished from his wallet.
Given Svondo from Nyajena area in Masvingo ran amok and threatened to assault his father-in-law, Athanas Manombe, whom he suspected of having taken his money through juju.
Svondo who works in South Africa, was reportedly in possession of $500 and 2 500 rand in his wallet which he had earlier counted with his wife and younger brother upon their arrival at the homestead. He was later shocked when he opened his wallet and discovered that his money had vanished.
He raged at his father-in-law and threatened to beat him up. He had to be restrained by other relatives gathered for the event. The lobola payment was then aborted.
The matter is now before Chief Nyajena. The father-in-law is not happy that he has been accused of practising witchcraft.