Three men from Chivi recently
appeared before Masvingo High Court Judge Justice Garainesu Mawadze facing
allegations of teaming up in killing their 72 – year old mother after accusing
her of practicing witchcraft.
accused Duduzile, Daniel and Bright Tizirai of Makuvire village made their
initial appearance in court last week and were remanded in custody to November
alleged that on April 05 this year, the three accused brothers approached their
now deceased mother, Nyengeterai Tizirai accusing her of causing the death of
her daughter -in -law and a dispute ensued.
took the now deceased to Nyaningwe dip-tank, tied her hands with a rope and
took turns to assault her using a rubber strip and logs.
witness is said to have assisted the victim and made a police report after
discovering that she was struggling to breathe.
examination of a post-mortem, results showed that the deceased had succumbed to
hemorrhagic shock, blunt trauma and assault.