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Girl (16) in court for murder

by Staff reporter
07 Nov 2022 at 05:28hrs | Views
A 16 year old girl has been remanded in custody on allegations of fatally stabbing her 35 year old boyfriend at a shebeen in Hatcliffe, Harare.

The girl who cannot be named for legal reasons appeared before magistrate Dennis Mangosi who remanded her in custody to November 18.

She is being charged with murder.

Allegations are that on November 2 this year, the deceased had a misunderstanding with the accused person at Jadabvu Consortium, Hatcliffe.

It is alleged the accused person stabbed the now deceased with a kitchen knife on the left side of the chest.

The state alleges a postmortem is yet to be conducted.

In an unrelated incident,  police in Karoi  arrested Cephas Banda , lan Murehwa  and Langton Mapfura (21) in connection with  murder  in which a 16 year old  juvenile  was attacked  on near Tambawadya  Primary School, Chikangwe  after being accused  of stealing a cell phone.

The incident took place on October 15.

"The victim died on  November 1 on admission  at Karoi District Hospital," police spokesperson Paul Nyathi said in a statement.

The police said that two other unknown suspects are on the run and investigations are underway

Source - Newsday Zimbabwe