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    2 Shurugwi man kill brother-in-law for insulting their sister, mother


    SHURUGWI - Two cousin brothers from Shurugwi have been sentenced to five years imprisonment after killing their drunken brother in-law for insulting their mother and sister who is the deceased's wife
    This death sentence does not seem real. Culpable Homicide does not carry death sentence. Trymore Zhou (20) and Edmore Chikove (23) of Cooperative Shurugwi appeared before High court Judge Justice Maxwell Takuba facing culpable homicide charges.
    The two pleaded not guilty.
    The duo was sentenced to five years imprisonment on which two years were suspended on condition that they do not commit a similar offence within the next five years.
    The court led by Tafadzwa Mpariwa heard that on November 25 2004 at around 9pm, the deceased was coming from a beer drink alone going to his home using a path that passes close to the accused person's homestead.
    It is alleged that as he was passing the accused's homestead he started shouting obscenities about the accused person's parents and said things about their mother's private parts adding that their sister was not pleasurable in bed.
    The deceased Dambudzo Dzirove continued shouting these obscenities saying that the two accused person who had by now retired to bed should come out and confront him.
    The two angered brothers approached the deceased and invited him to talk but the deceased then ran towards accused persons intending to attack them.
    However at that moment Zhou picked a stone and flung it at the deceased hitting him on the head and the deceased dropped and sat on ground thus when Chikove took a stick and struck him on the head several times.
    The two left Dzirove lying on the ground and went back home and the next day the deceased was found lying dead by the road side.
    The matter was reported to the Police leading to the arrest of the two.crime news
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