Zim Now Writer
Barely a month after release from prison, a Gweru man allegedly gruesomely murdered his father. Bornface Siamakweza had just completed his four-year sentence at Whawha prison for attempting to kill his father, Tokisi Siamakweza, when he went on to murder him a few weeks after having been freed.
Police in a statement said:
“Police in Gokwe have arrested Bornface Siamakweza in connection with the gruesome murder of his father, Tokisi Gareti Siamakweza, on March 2, 2023, at Mukondo Village, Gokwe South.
“The suspect allegedly cut the victim’s throat with a sickle for unknown reasons.
“The suspect had recently been released from Whawha Prison after serving a four-year prison sentence for a case of attempted murder involving his father in 2018.”
And in Harare, police also reported a case of attempted murder in which Kumbirai Philemon Zengeya, 54, Tsitsi Sadomba, 44 and Timothy Zengeya, 23, allegedly took turns to assault Sharon Chirima, 30, with iron bars, fists and ropes before burning her body with wood after accusing her of stealing US$500.
“Further, Kumbirai Zengeza allegedly forced the victim to consume anunknown substance before Tsitsi Sadomba inserted her fingers in the victim’s private parts,” police added.