Troubled SuperSport United Player Kudakwashe Mahachi Appears in Court for Malicious Damage to Property

Troubled SuperSport United Player Kudakwashe Mahachi Appears in Court for Malicious Damage to Property

  • Kudakwashe Mahachi is facing serious child abuse allegations and has now been charged with another crime
  • Former Orlando Pirates and Mamelodi Sundowns player Kudakwashe Mahachi appeared in court today
  • SuperSport United's Kudakwashe Mahachi is charged with trying to destroy a mobile phone containing evidence

Kudakwashe Mahachi has found himself in hot water once again.

The Zimbabwean player who is currently contracted to SuperSport United until the end of the month, appeared today in a Magistrates Court in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.

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Kudakwashe Mahachi can't run away from his problems no matter how hard he tries. He appeared in court today for a separate matter relating to his child abuse case. Image: @iDiskiTimes/ @ChronicleZim
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Mahachi was charged with malicious damage to property after he was accused of snatching and damaging his sister's iPhone last week, FarPost reported.

It's believed that the phone contained vital evidence proving that the player did scald his four-year-old son.

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Mahachi was accused of abusing his child by his ex-wife Maritha Ndlovu, Soccer24 reported.

Ndlovu claimed that Mahachi requested that his son come to South Africa to stay with him for a while, which she agreed to. However, she found out that her son had returned to Zimbabwe two months later and was with his great-grandmother. When she went to pick him up, she found him heavily bandaged with burns all over the body.

Ndlovu claims that Mahachi abused their son by pouring boiling water over him, resulting in severe burns. His right foot had to be amputated as a result of the burns.

Mahachi then left South Africa and returned to Zimbabwe to get away from the charges. He has since been suspended by SuperSport United and his contract will not be renewed with the club.

Mahachi has denied the claims against him but his malicious damage to property charge paints a different picture.

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The matter has been postponed to July 5.

Kudakwashe Mahachi and 5 other Premier Soccer League players who fell out of favour with their football clubs

The 2021/22 DStv Premiership season saw many coaches lose their jobs, and many players also found themselves in hot water.

There six footballers were either suspended by their clubs or frozen out of their squads for a variety of reasons.

In some cases, like with Kudakwashe Mahachi, footballers also found themselves in trouble with the law.

SuperSport United advise Kudakwashe Mahachi to deal with child abuse allegations, club won't renew his contract

Kudakwashe Mahachi will become a free agent at the end of June when his contract with SuperSport United runs out.

The Zimbabwean player has been suspended since last month after allegations of child abuse were levelled against him.

SuperSport United CEO Stan Matthews encouraged the player to focus on clearing his name and ensuring that his child gets the best care possible.

Source: Sports Brief News