A Mbare man died on Sunday after he was brutally assaulted by soldiers while returning from work on Saturday.
The man, identified as Kudakwashe Rixon, 22, was seized by soldiers in uniform at Copacabana Bus Terminus in Central Harare on Sunday.
According to ZimLive.com, a police report of the incident reported at Harare Central Police Station reads as follows:
They dragged him to their motor vehicle (Puma) which was parked nearby. The team then ordered Rixon and other male adults who were there to lie down in the vehicle on their stomachs.
The driver drove off to an unknown bushy area where the team ordered all the people to get out of the lorry by falling down.
Rixon was allegedly beaten with knobkerries, sjamboks and rods. He later went to his Mbare home in a lot of pain. His family rushed him to Harare Hospital were he died upon admission.