pupils who were doing form six at Lundi Christian High School drowned in Runde
River on Saturday, May 05, in what some suspect to be a mermaid attack.
had gone to the river to do laundry and their lifeless bodies were retrieved
the following day.
at Masvingo provincial headquarters confirmed the matter saying they had
received a report to that effect.
sciences pupils were identified as Prism Mvere and Douglas Maramba from Rutenga
and Chikombedzi respectively.
were day scholars lodging at the mission’s premises to attend holiday lessons.
District Schools Inspector (DSI) Luckson Zanamwe confirmed the tragedy.
two boys who were doing form six at Lundi High School drowned along Runde River
on Saturday and their lifeless bodies were later recovered the following day,”
sources at the school said pupils went to the river reportedly to wash their
blankets and clothes.
left their place saying they wanted to do some laundry but they did not return.
When authorities were alerted, they searched for them at the river but they found
only their scattered laundry and a bucket close to a pool in the river,” said a
concerted search by various authorities yielded nothing the whole of Saturday
only for the lifeless bodies to resurface the following day without any sign
the two could have been attacked by a crocodile attack.
people who are familiar with the area now suspect that the two were seized into
the water by a mermaid.
body emerged first but the other did not immediately appear until some rites
were performed. After the procedure, the remaining body emerged but with some
blood stains on the nose.
are clearly victims of a mermaid attack. They are not the first people to fall
victim of such an attack at that place,” said a resident of Lundi business