A Mutare man recently left the court in stitches after confessing that he stole a bra from his workplace because he wanted to give it as a present to his girlfriend.

Brandon Mujima appeared before Magistrate Nyasha Kuture facing a theft charge.

The court heard that, Mujima, who works at Mutare Dru Port, stole a bra and boxer shorts on April 11.

He stuffed the items in his satchel but was accosted by an alert security guard at the exit point, who took him to Mutare Central Police Station.

The bra and boxer shorts were worth RTGS$20.00

Mujima admitted to stealing the bra to please his lover. He said:

My Lord, I stole the bra because I wanted to give it to my girlfriend and I will not repeat this again.

Mujima was found guilty of theft by magistrate Nyasha Kuture who fined him $30. Mujima was however given an alternative sentence of 10 days in jail…Newsday