In a bizarre incident, a Zimbabwe Republic Police officer midnight Wednesday plunged to his death from the rooftop of a Beitbridge home on which he was trying to arrest a thief he had caught stealing some solar panels.
But that was not the only weird part of the incident as the suspect later committed suicide while in detained in police cells.
Police revealed the incident via their official Twitter handle Wednesday.
Said the police, “The ZRP is investigating the circumstances in which a police officer who was pursuing a suspect who was trying to steal solar panels mounted on top of a roof at a house in Dulibadzimu, Beitbridge, died when the two fell down at 0054 hours on 04/05/22.
“The suspect later committed suicide in a police cell while detained together with three other suspects who have been since been interviewed by police on the incident.”