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Security guards kill farm worker

by Lloyd Rabaya/Simbarashe Sithole
03 Feb 2021 at 08:43hrs | Views
Four Bindura security guards at Pote farm who allegedly killed a farm worker who had stepped on maize plants while picking potatoes at the farm were arraigned before a Bindura magistrate yesterday.

The guards Wellington Katakura (41) and Gift Kafukutu (26), Athony Pin (20) and Benjamin Kaseke (48) were not asked to plead to the charge by magistrate Samantha Dhlamini.

They were remanded in custody to March 9 and advised to apply for bail at the High Court.

The state alleged on December 24, the security guards Wellington Katakura (41) and Gift Kafukutu (26), Athony Pin (20) and Benjamin Kaseke (48) with their accomplice Clement Zandonda, who is still at large arrested Tinashe Muchesa (30) for stepping on a maize crop while picking potatoes in Field 4.

They started assaulting him using open hands, booted feet and switches all over the body and Muchesa sustained severe bruises on some body parts and a depressed forehead.

The accused persons seized Muchesa's belongings and shared them amongst themselves before force-marching Muchesa out of the crime scene and left him at a nearby road unable to walk.

Muchesa subsequently succumbed to the injuries sustained.

Source - Byo24News

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