Man fatally stabbed in love triangle involving 16-year old girl

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Edgar Moyo (21) of Lupane is on the run after allegedly stabbing a Moyana Nyoni(29), who was his love rival for the affections of a 16-year-old girl. Nyoni was allegedly stabbed once in the chest on Thursday night after the two met and clashed at the girl friend’s house. He died the next day while on his way to St Lukes Hospital.

Matabeleland North police spokesperson Assistant Inspector Eglon Nkala confirmed the incident, saying:

I can confirm we received a report of a 21-year-old man who stabbed a 29-year-old man over a girlfriend. Moyana Nyoni visited the girl first that evening and Moyo also arrived at around 11 PM. A misunderstanding arose and Moyo produced a knife and stabbed Nyoni once in the right side of his chest.

He was rushed to Mbembesi Clinic and was transferred to St Lukes Mission Hospital for further management. He died on the way to the hospital,

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Matabeleland is a region which covers a considerable part of the south western plateau of Zimbabwe. The area is predominantly home to the Ndebele speaking Zimbabwean societies. Read More About Matabeleland

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