WHEN Lala Xaba’s man left her for his nyatsi, she was devastated.

But now he says he made a terrible mistake and he has returned home!

The 44-year-old woman from Daveyton in Ekurhuleni said she was horrified when her husband, Lucky, left her to go and live in Soweto with the nyatsi.

She said the situation was made worse by the fact that the nyatsi kept on sending her abusive messages.

She told Daily Sun: “The last time I saw Lucky just before he left me was when I left for work last June – he was still lying in bed. Shortly after that I got an SMS saying he was taking his things and moving in with another woman.

“I thought he was joking but when I came home in the evening I found the house half empty. I phoned him and asked him to come and sort things out between us.”

Lala said Lucky came to tell her he was tired of her.

“I let him go because I just couldn’t keep him anymore,” she said.

Lala said she met Lucky soon after he was released from prison after serving 15 years for theft and armed robbery.

“I loved him in spite of his criminal record, but he broke my heart and left me in a cold, lonely house,” she said.

Lucky told the SunTeam he was wrong to leave his wife, and his nyatsi turned out to be crazy.

“I lived with her in Soweto for six months and realised I had made a mistake,” he said.

Lucky’s nyatsi, Nomathemba Dladla, said she didn’t force Lucky to love her.

“He approached me and I loved him too,” she said.

She claims Lucky’s wife sent her text messages and she replied.