A man who spent the night with a prostitute went back home to meet his wife with her lover.
It was poetic justice for a cheating husband who had spent the night at his prostitute girlfriend's place, only to come home and catch his with another man.
The 31-year-old man from Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe, identified as Mbuso Sithole, had reportedly lied to his wife that he was attending the funeral of a close friend in another town only to visit the commercial sex workers he was dating and spent the night at her place.
But his wife, Sgcebhe Moyo, also had other plans as she also invited her lover to come and keep her warm during the night but the bubble burst for both cheating partners when the man returned earlier than he should have, only to meet his wife in the arms of another man curled up in his bed.
The devastated Sithole was said to have tried to commit suicide by drinking a poisonous substance after the discovery and only the timely intervention of his mother who is a nurse saved his life as she quickly gave him an antidote to the poison otherwise he would have joined his ancestors.
Sithole narrated to his family members that it was the pain of catching his wife with another man in his bed that drove him into wanting to commit suicide, but also blamed himself for lying to his wife that he was going to a funeral while he was actually with his girlfriend.
He said as he walked home from his girlfriend's house at about 5 am, he felt something was amiss when his wife took long to open the door.
"The next thing, the window opened and a half naked man whom I recognised as Ra, shot out and sprinted away before I could react.
Yes, it's true that I wanted to commit suicide as I drank rat poison. I've a girlfriend called Blessing Chiedza Banda and on Thursday, I told my wife that I was going to a funeral wake when actually I was going to sleep over at her place.
I wanted to kill myself because I couldn't imagine my wife having a boyfriend."