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Herd boy (15) kicks friend to death…as man kills cheating wife


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A 15-year-old Gokwe boy faces murder after he allegedly fatally kicked an age-mate during a kick boxing match between the minors who were herding cattle.

The incident, according to police, happened at Gandiwa grazing lands Thursday.

“The victim was kicked on the groin area, fell down and started sweating. His condition continued deteriorating and he died before being taken to hospital,” police said via their official Twitter Sunday.

Meanwhile, in another incident involving murder, police at Amaveni in Kwekwe Friday arrested one John Manhembe (42) in connection with the murder of his wife Talence Ncube (23) a day before.


“The suspect fatally assaulted the victim with a log several times all over the body after allegations of infidelity,” police said.

Police in Kadoma are also investigating a case of murder which occurred on Wednesday along Annex Road, Annex Extension, Rimuka.

“The suspects, Wesley Manyika (24), Cryspen Zimbodza Onias Tafa (23) and the other suspect only identified as Baba Matthew, assaulted the victim, John Banda (32) with open hands before striking him with a pick on the shoulder, following an argument over a girlfriend between the victim and Baba Matthew,” police said.

Police say they have arrested Wesley Manyika and Cryspen Zimbodza.


The law enforcement agents appealed for anyone with information that may lead to the arrest of the outstanding suspects to report at any nearest station.

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