Tawanda Mankili (31) of Chipadze, Bindura pleaded not guilty to the charge and was remanded in custody to March 9.
The state alleged on February 22 Mankili was escorted to his home by his friend Livisen Sande (41) upon arrival the suspect started insulting his wife and shouting obscene languageSande tried to stop his friend from insulting his wife and he became violent by scalding him with hot water before hitting him with a golf stick.
Sande became unconscious after the attack and was rushed to Bindura provincial hospital where he is currently admitted.
Samson Chamu represented the state.
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