In a shocking turn of events, a 22-year-old South African man has fallen deeply in love with his 52-year-old mother-in-law, ultimately leaving his wife and their one-year-old son in a state of shock.
The unconventional relationship began when the 52-year-old woman, Fundi Lesetedi, visited her son-in-law, Sifiso, to provide care during his illness. Little did anyone expect that this visit would ignite a forbidden love affair.
Despite the physical distance separating them after Fundi returned to her home in Durban, the flame of their passion continued to burn brightly.
Late-night conversations and clandestine meet-ups took place while Fundi’s husband worked away in a Johannesburg factory. However, when Fundi’s husband discovered the affair, he promptly abandoned her, leaving her with nowhere to go.
With her life in shambles, Fundi sought refuge in the home of her daughter, Ntubeko, and Sifiso. The tension in the household reached its breaking point, with Sifiso eventually driving away his wife.
Subsequently, Sifiso and Fundi made the controversial decision to marry each other in a court ceremony on Valentine’s Day, sealing their forbidden love.
Local authorities have confirmed that the newlyweds are living together, as they possess societal sanction and no formal complaints have been filed against them.
Despite the societal norms being challenged, the police maintain that they have no legal grounds to intervene in the situation.
This love story has undoubtedly left the community in shock and raised eyebrows due to its highly unusual nature.