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Man stabbed in gold dispute

by Staff reporter
30 May 2024 at 08:42hrs | Views
A 37-year-old resident of Zhombe in the Midlands province is currently battling for his life after being attacked by a group of four individuals wielding Columbia knives in a dispute over gold.

According to Midlands provincial police spokesperson Inspector Emmanuel Mahoko, the victim, Tichaona Chiremba, has been hospitalized at Zhombe Mission Hospital following the assault.

"The victim, aged 37, sustained severe injuries after being attacked by four men on Friday, who used stones and Columbia knives until he lost consciousness," Mahoko stated.

Authorities have initiated a search for the suspects involved in the incident, identified as Maibongo Ngwalati, Jerry Kwenya, Nathan Mdudusi, and Mdudusi Kwenya, all hailing from Lwisani village under Chief Gwesela in Zhombe.

Reportedly, the altercation began when the four individuals confronted the victim at St Andrews business center, leading to a heated argument.

"They assaulted him with stones, and despite his attempt to flee, they pursued him, catching up around 100 meters from the business center, where they proceeded to stab him multiple times," Mahoko explained.

Source - southern eye
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