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Man kills drinking mate for stopping wife fight with girlfriend


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In a bizarre incident, a 42-year-old Karoi man struck a drinking mate – who later died of head injuries in hospital – for trying to stop a fight between the suspect’s wife and girlfriend.

Police revealed the incident via their official Twitter handle Thursday.

Said the ZRP, “Police in Karoi are investigating a murder case in which John Makore (42) died whilst admitted at Karoi District Hospital on 20/12/21 after he was struck with a wooden log on the head by the suspect, Brian Muripo at Buffallo Downs Business Centre on 19/12/21 at midnight.

“The victim, who was drinking beer with the suspect, intervened to stop a fight between the suspect’s wife and girlfriend and this did not go well with the suspect.”


Police said the suspect is on the run and have appealed for anyone with information that may lead to his arrest to contact any nearest police station.


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