Teen wins $2 000 law­suit for lost vir­gin­ity

The Herald (Zimbabwe) - - Cool News -

ATEENAGER from Bu­l­awayo who sued her mar­ried ex-lover for de­flow­er­ing her be­fore ditch­ing her af­ter hav­ing pre­vi­ously promised to marry her has been awarded $2 000 in dam­ages.

Nataly Madziwa (19) sued Joel Moyo (32) ac­cus­ing him of se­duc­ing her into hav­ing sex af­ter promis­ing to marry her dur­ing their re­la­tion­ship while she was an Up­per Six pupil at Pu­mula High School in 2015.

In her law­suit, she de­manded $8 000 in se­duc­tion dam­ages, say­ing her chances of get­ting mar­ried were di­min­ished af­ter she lost her vir­gin­ity.

Madziwa said she only dis­cov­ered that Moyo was mar­ried when she fell preg­nant. In his rul­ing, Bu­l­awayo mag­is­trate Mr She­unesu Ma­tova or­dered Moyo to pay $2 000 for the lost vir­gin­ity. Madziwa’s lawyer Mr Bruce Masamvu told The Chron­i­cle that the rul­ing was de­liv­ered.

“We’re sim­ply go­ing to is­sue him with a war­rant of ex­e­cu­tion, a form of writ of ex­e­cu­tion used as a method of en­forc­ing judg­ments.”

The lawyer em­pha­sised that ac­cord­ing to the law, a plain­tiff who has been se­duced may re­cover com­pen­sa­tion for the loss of her vir­gin­ity and con­se­quent im­pair­ment of her mar­riage prospects.

Madziwa and Moyo fell in love in 2015 and the teenager said she was show­ered with gifts and money be­fore the sex­ual act.

She said she felt em­bar­rassed and hu­mil­i­ated af­ter Moyo al­legedly broke her vir­gin­ity and im­preg­nated her be­fore breach­ing the prom­ise to marry her. - Chron­i­cle.

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