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    Mwenezi ‘murderers’ bury body in the mountains


    – Three men and a woman from Chigoi Village in Mwenezi have been arrested after they allegedly assaulted and killed a man they accused of being a rapist and buried his body in Viriviri Mountain in the same locality.
    Aloy Chishiri (40) of Machingo Village in Mwenezi under Chief Neshuro Mwenezi was brutally assaulted and abandoned in a field by the group leading to his death on April 15, 2016.
    He was murdered on a Saturday night allegedly by Armstrong Munamo (27), Shadreck Ndlovu (15), Christopher Ndlovu (17) all from Chigoi village and Prudence Kamwaza (25) of Chirimwirwa Village under Chief Neshuro- Mwenezi.
    Masvingo Police spokesperson Inspector Charity Mazula confirmed the incident.
    According to reports Chishiri met the group at Neshuro turn off around 9pm and they labeled him a rapist and forced him to go to the neighborhood watch camp where he would be arrested for his crimes.
    Along the way the group began assaulting Chishiri with clenched fists and twigs until he became unconscious and they dumped him in a nearby field.
    Munamo and his group then went to Kamwaza's residence where they slept.
    At around 3am the group went to check on Chishiri but found out that he had already died and under the cover of darkness they carried the body to Viriviri Mountains where they buried it under a rock.
    Kamwaza and Munamo ran away from Mwenezi in the morning but were apprehended by Police at the 144 kilometer peg along the Beitbridge Highway after Tambudzai Ruvanzo (30) who is aunt to Chishiri had alerted Rutenga Police station that Chishiri had been assaulted by Munamo.
    The two were interrogated at Rutenga Police station where they mentioned their accomplices, Christopher and Shadreck Ndlovu who were later brought to the Police station.
    Further interrogation saw them spilling the beans on where they had buried the body.
    The deceased suffered a broken jaw, broken rib and several head injuries.
    The accused are in Police custody and assisting the Police with investigations.
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