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Woman killed for confronting suspect who dated her daughter (14)


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A Chinhoyi suspect struck with a log and further stabbed to death a 31-year-old woman who had confronted him for allegedly dating her 14-year-old daughter.

Police reported Saturday that Hazvinei Chareka died on the spot as a result of the attack.

“ZRP Murereka is investigating a case of murder which occurred on 01/07/22 at Village 29, Two Tree Farm in Chinhoyi,” said police. 

“The victim, Hazvinei Chareka (31) died on the spot after she was hit with a log and stabbed with a knife on the shoulder by the suspect, Simbarashe Menyuka.”


The woman, according to police, had approached the suspect, whose age was not disclosed by police, to demand that he stops dating her minor daughter.

Police said the suspect is on the run.

In another incident, a 37-year-old ex-convict’s joy after release from prison was cut short when he was killed by unknown suspects three days later.

Said police, “ZRP Chemagamba is investigating a murder case in which Mathew Hlupo (37) died after he was attacked by unknown assailants on 30/06/22 at around 0100 hours at a lodge near Chinhoyi main rank.


“The victim was released from Whawha Prison on 27/06/22 at around 1900 hours and was last seen leaving the prison with other four inmates who had been released on bail.”

Police did not disclose further details.

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