Naume Chitsa of Nehosho area in Senga Suburb in Gweru has been facing charges for fraud after she borrowed a baby from a friend so as to claim money for the baby’s upkeep.She pleaded not guilty and was remanded to 15 June on free bail.
Chitsa was married to one Kevin Dube ,and the separated a month after due to conflicts over pregnancy.Chitsa then advised Dube that she had given birth to a boy and he was suppose to go and see his child.
According to sources ,Dube was supporting the baby financially since the day he heard the news.In April 2022 Dube allegedly told his to. Meet with ex daughter in law and see her grandson.
Out of suspicion Dube ‘s mother advised him to to take the baby for DNA test.On hearing that Dube seized giving Chitsa financial aid.Chitsa responded by approaching the Civil court for a maintenance payment.
However Dube was tipped off before the trial date that he was not the biological father by Confidence Chikamhi who is Chitsa’s friend.Chitsa was brought to Court and Chikamhi was called as witness witness.Chikwamhi testifies that she was the mother of the baby.
Chitsa was arrested as the matter was transferred to the criminal courts prosecution.