According to New Ziana , Two teenagers allegedly gruesomely stabbed and killed their drinking mate following a drunken misunderstanding in Lower Gweru, police have said.
The duo, Tadiwanashe Mhlanga, and Philimon Dube, allegedly brutally knifed Tafadzwa Sibanda to death at Insukamini Business Centre after he stopped them from assaulting a bar lady.
Police have since arrested Mhlanga, but Dube is on the run.
Sibanda, 24, was knifed after he restrained the duo from beating the lady bar attendant trying to close up for the day when they still wanted service.
Midlands police spokesperson Emmanuel Mahoko said the incident happened close to midnight, and law enforcement agents had launched a manhunt for Dube.
“It is alleged that Sibanda was drinking beer with the two suspects, Mhlanga and Dube, both aged 18 years of Ndayo Village under Chief Bunina.
“The three had a misunderstanding after Sibanda stopped the two suspects from insulting the bar lady who wanted to close the bar,” he said.(Source: New Ziana)
In other news, The Zimbabwe republic police are investigating a robbery case that happened in Msasa Harare on the 24th of January 2022. According to the ZRP, the robbery took place at around 00:00.
Six unknown suspects who were armed with an unidentified pistol attacked the security guard whilst he was manning KFC premises. The suspects were covering their faces with balaclava masks to prevent identification.
The suspects took the security guard Itel cell phone before ransacking the offices. The suspects then broke into an office where they blasted the cash safe and stole USD$ 50 000, ZAR 30 000, and ZWL$19 000.
Cases of robbery have been prevalent in the country which led to the operation of impounding unregistered, plateless, and uninsured vehicles in the country. Some of the cases are being committed by the uniformed forces and recently two soldiers were sentenced 40 years each for committing robbery.