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Bloodshed over a cellphone

by Tarisai Mudahondo / Lloyd Rabaya
03 Feb 2021 at 20:07hrs | Views
Cyril Chitumba (25) died yesterday at Jerera Zaka after a misunderstanding rose from the disappearance of a A30 Samsung cellphone while consuming beer.


It is alleged that  the accused persons Gladman Marufu(35), Kudzai Siyawareva(24) and Armstrong Marava were drinking beer when Marufu handed over his cellphone, bluetooth radio and handbag to the now deceased for safekeeping.

Marava took the cellphone from the now deceased and hid it.

When Marufu asked for his possessions Chitumba only produced handbag and bluetooth radio then he pinpointed Marava for the cellphone.

It is further alleged that Marava disappeared from the scene after assaulting the now deceased with aid of the two accused persons.

Marufu and Siyawareva continued assaulting the now deceased stabbing him with sharp objects,benches and bricks leaving Chitumba lifeless.

Zaka police officers trailed the accused persons and they will appear in court tomorrow.

Source - Tarisai Mudahondo / Lloyd Rabaya

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