Four widows of the late businessman, Takawira Chikozho are contesting the sale of their matrimonial home, which they allege was disposed by the executor of the estate without their consent.

Allegations are that the four widows and their children were evicted from their matrimonial home by a buyer cited in the court papers as Jephias Matunhu.

It is alleged that Matunhu bought the house through the executor of the estate who disposed the property without the consent and knowledge of the beneficiaries.  

At the time of the sale, there was a tenant leasing the main house and the family stayed in back rooms.

When the alleged buyer of the property evicted the tenant who was staying here, the eviction order also saw the family being thrown out.

The 28 beneficiaries are objecting the sale of the family home, and when they took the matter to court, an interim order was granted for the family to move back into their house.

The beneficiaries of the estate said even after obtaining an order to move back to the house, the Messenger of Court has not acted upon the directive.

They also alleged that their property, valued at $40 000 by the executor, was deliberately underpriced as it was listed as a five roomed instead of a 13 roomed house.

While the hearing of the granted interim order was taking place at the Zvishavane Magistrates Court, another one was ongoing at the Masvingo High Court where the buyer of the property is seeking an interdict to remove the family from the property.