A tragic incident has left Chikonohono residents in Chinhoyi, Zimbabwe shocked after a 40-year-old man fatally assaulted the 19-year-old niece he was staying with. The man accused her of having an affair with a married man last Friday.
Based on The Herald ZM, Vincent Muzeke has since been arrested and can seem in court docket quickly. It was gathered that on Friday, Muzeke referred to as his niece Edna Venganayi, a Type 4 pupil at Nemakonde Excessive Faculty and began quizzing her over the alleged affair.
Not happy along with her reply, Muzeke dragged her inside the home and began beating her all around the physique utilizing a hosepipe. Later, Muzeke locked her up within the room earlier than leaving for the close by retailers to purchase meals.
When he returned, he was shocked to have discovered the woman mendacity unconscious and referred to as Ronica Gwaze, a neighbour to assist him administer first assist on the lady. He took the unconscious woman to Chinhoyi Provincial Hospital the place she was pronounced useless on arrival.
Muzeke was arrested. Mashonaland West Provincial Police spokesperson, Inspector Clemence Mabgweazara, confirmed the incident. He suggested individuals to unravel issues amicably.
“I can verify that police in Chinhoyi on Friday arrested a male grownup, Vincent Muzeke, aged forty in reference to the demise of a feminine teenager, Edna Venganayi whom he allegedly beat up with a hosepipe till she misplaced consciousness, resulting in her eventual dying.
“We want to urge members of the general public to resolve their points amicably to keep away from pointless lack of life. Individuals ought to have interaction kin, mates and even police public relations officers stationed in any respect police camps at any time when they’ve issues,” he stated.
The lady’s physique was nonetheless held at Chinhoyi Provincial Hospital awaiting a put up-mortem.