Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) said they have received information on the discovery of human remains on November 8 2021, in Dumbuhuru mountains, Chipeta village under Headman Gororo, Chivi.
Masvingo Provincial Spokesperson Inspector Kudakwashe Dhewa acknowledged that his office received the information.
“We received information that human remains were discovered in Chivi,” said Dhewa.
John Makufa (54), from Chengoro village, Headman Gororo, discovered the remains and reported the matter to police.
At around 1400hours police and other villagers went to the mountain where they discovered the remains that comprised of a human skull and a few bones inside a cave and it appeared to be a shallow grave covered with some stones.
Recently, a male adult body was found in an advanced stage of decomposition in a bush between Rujeko A and Masvingo CBD.
In another case ZRP is investigating robbery and sexual assault cases in which a 44 year-old Masvingo woman was robbed of cash, gadgets and other valuables while her daughter was sexual assaulted.
In a statement on ZRP Twitter handle, National Police spokesperson Assistant commissioner Paul Nyathi confirmed the incident that happened on November 8, 2021, in Mucheke suburb.
“The ZRP is investigating a robbery and indecent assault case which occurred at Mucheke, Masvingo on November 8, at around 01:00 hours, where a woman (44) lost cash amounting to US $200 and ZAR 11 500, cell phones, laptops, jewellery and other valuables valued at US $ 1 975.
“Eleven suspects armed with an unidentified pistol, wooden logs, iron bars and machetes stormed her house and demanded cash. One of the suspects sexually abused the complaint’s daughter (21),” read the tweet.
Of late, armed robbery cases have been on the increase in the country and Masvingo as a province has not been spared either with robbery cases in Mwenezi and with the shooting of Shongamiti-based businessperson Tafara Gudoshava.