Mushekwi's wife files for divorce

Mushekwi's wife files for divorce
Published: 12 July 2017 (801 Views)
China-based former Warriors striker, Nyasha Mushekwi's estranged wife, Luminitsa Dumbisa Mushekwi, has filed a decree of divorce and a $3 500 monthly maintenance claim against her husband, saying the duo's six-year marriage has irretrievably broken down to the extent that there were no prospects of restoration.

The development deals another blow for the footballer, who has reportedly been banned from playing for the national team by Zifa for allegedly leading a strike by the team ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations in January.

Luminitsa and Mushekwi were married on December 31, 2011 and the couple's marriage, although they were currently not staying together, still subsists.

Mushekwi's wife filed the divorce papers on Friday last week, through her lawyers, Venturas and Samukange Legal Practitioners, saying she had lost love, trust and affection for Mushekwi.

"The marriage between the parties has irretrievably broken down to the extent that there are no prospects of restoration of a normal marriage relationship between them, more particularly, in that plaintiff (Luminitsa) has lost love, trust and affection for the defendant (Mushekwi)," the claim read.

Luminitsa said the couple had had continuous differences and not shared a bed since 2015.

"The parties have constant disagreements, which render marriage life insupportable. The parties have lived separately since 2015 and have not shared the matrimonial bed since then. There are absolutely no prospects of reconciliation between the parties," she said.

The couple has one child, whose custody Luminitsa said she would have, but says Mushekwi should support by paying $2 500.

She also said the couple "acquired a property in South Africa – B1106 Hill of Good Hope 2, 94 New Road, Midrand, and it is just and equitable in settlement of the parties' proprietary rights arising out of the marriage that the property be shared equally at 50% each".

"It is in the best interest of the minor that the plaintiff be awarded custody subject to reasonable rights of access by the defendant on every alternate weekend from Friday afternoon to Sunday afternoon, every alternate public holiday and every alternate school holiday," Luminitsa said.

"It is in the best interest of the minor that defendant continues paying fees for the child at Bealiue Preparatory School up to completion of his tertiary education and further pays for the minor child's school trips twice a year."

She said it would be in the best interest of justice that Mushekwi be ordered to pay "medical aid for the minor child until he attains the age of 18 or becomes self-supporting, whichever occurs first, and to pay $2 500 as maintenance per month until the minor attains the age of 18 or becomes self-supporting whichever comes first".

Luminitsa also said besides the child's maintenance, she was seeking $1 000 spousal maintenance, a personal vehicle and 50% shares of policies in South Africa, among other claims.

"… that defendant pays $1 000 as maintenance per month for the plaintiff until she remarries or dies, whichever occurs first; that he provides plaintiff with a motor vehicle for use; that he pays plaintiff 50% of the five policies in South Africa; and that he pay for travel tickets twice a year for the plaintiff and the minor for purposes of visiting relatives," she said.

Mushekwi is yet to respond to the divorce application.

- newsday

Tags: Mushekwi, Divorce, Lumi,
 0

You May Like These Videos

Comments

There are no comments.

Latest stories

Omega Sibanda launches his Zanu-PF campaign

by Staff reporter | 21 June 2018 | 47 Views

Chinamasa proud of bins ceremony

by Staff reporter | 21 June 2018 | 53 Views

Mnangagwa to tour Ekusileni

by Staff reporter | 21 June 2018 | 47 Views

Andy Muridzo wife refuses to kiss him in public

by Staff reporter | 21 June 2018 | 53 Views

Omega Sibanda launched his Zanu-PF campaign

by Staff reporter | 21 June 2018 | 52 Views

Spot FM changes name to Classic263

by Ndou Paul | 21 June 2018 | 30 Views

Mnangagwa takes campaign trail to Bulawayo

by Staff reporter | 21 June 2018 | 43 Views

ZESA employee electrocuted in Bulawayo

by Staff reporter | 21 June 2018 | 43 Views

Are tattoos good for our youths

by Tondorindo | 21 June 2018 | 45 Views

Welcome back our Original Mazoe drink

by Thomas Murisa | 21 June 2018 | 49 Views

Zanu-PF candidates threatening to shut down churches in Hobhouse

by Fanuel Chinowaita | 21 June 2018 | 57 Views

Mnangagwa to resume issuance of grants

by Staff reporter | 21 June 2018 | 41 Views

Your success is in your state of mind

by Enos Denhere | 21 June 2018 | 41 Views

Chamisa showed his true colours when he chose Mugabe over Khupe

by Anthony Mkondo | 21 June 2018 | 56 Views

Mutsvangwa barred from evicting Chipanga from farm

by Staff reporter | 21 June 2018 | 76 Views

Parly exposes Obert Mpofu

by Staff reporter | 21 June 2018 | 72 Views

Mugabe ally in court over political violence

by Staff reporter | 21 June 2018 | 64 Views

Chamisa to boycott Zimbabwe polls?

by Staff reporter | 21 June 2018 | 109 Views

WATCH: Zanu PF, MDC Alliance square off in TV debate

by CNBC Africa | 21 June 2018 | 93 Views

Woman to contest DNA test for 3rd time

by Staff reporter | 21 June 2018 | 91 Views

MTN increase LTE coverage and download speeds

by MyBroadband | 21 June 2018 | 55 Views

Mutsvangwa booed, storms out of debate

by Staff Reporter | 21 June 2018 | 154 Views

#ChinamasaChallenge a hit on Twitter

by Ndou Paul | 21 June 2018 | 125 Views

Teachers slam Mnangagwa

by Staff reporter | 21 June 2018 | 102 Views

Spot FM Zimbabwe change name to Classic263

by Ndou Paul | 21 June 2018 | 79 Views

Zuma warned Chamisa against pact with Mugabe

by Staff reporter | 21 June 2018 | 181 Views

Mugabe's health condition 'is nothing serious'

by AFP | 21 June 2018 | 82 Views

Mukupe ordered to return journalist's cellphone

by MISA | 21 June 2018 | 77 Views

Cleansing ceremony for Gweru- Kwekwe highway black spot

by Staff reporter | 21 June 2018 | 124 Views

.Man hangs self in neighbour's yard

by Staff reporter | 21 June 2018 | 152 Views

Peter Ndlovu's story told in World Cup advert

by Staff reporter | 21 June 2018 | 167 Views

Banks set to cut transaction costs

by Staff reporter | 21 June 2018 | 133 Views