A 37-year-old Odzi man was arrested on Monday after he murdered his workmate for allegedly dating his wife.
Taurai Charumbika(49) tragically died upon admission at the Victoria Chitepo Provincial Hospital after he was savagely assaulted by Nerere Hamabungu.
Manicaland provincial police spokesperson, Inspector Luxson Chananda confirmed the incident which happened at Chikonga Mine in Odzi.
According to the police report, on a fateful day, Hamabungu went to Charumbika’s cabin at night and confronted him over the alleged illicit affair with his wife.
Armed with a log, he assaulted Charumbika with the log.
The duo’s manager, Energy Manhongo, rushed Charumbika to Victoria Chitepo Hospital where he, unfortunately, died upon admission.
Hamabungu was arrested soon after committing the heinous crime, Manica Post reports.
In other news, the two men who were captured on a disturbing viral video mercilessly beating a 15-year-old girl whom they accused of two-timing them have been arrested.
The two were identified as Courcious Tshuma and Martin Moyo, both 18 years old, of Mazwaligwe Village in Masendu under Chief Masendu.
They pleaded guilty to physical abuse and were each sentenced to an effective one month in prison when they appeared before Plumtree magistrate Tayengwa Chibanda.
The video went viral on social media last week and led to a public outcry with many demanding that the two men be identified and arrested.
In the 1 minute 37 seconds video, the two men can be seen holding the helpless young girl by her hands and taking turns to assault her.