A game ranger who allegedly shot and killed a villager in the Jambezi area has been arrested.
Thubelihle Ncube (28) of Chidobe Village 4 is attached to Hwange Rural District Council Community Areas Management Programme for Indigenous Resources (Campfire).
Ncube reportedly fired three shots at an elephant that was causing havoc in Chenamisa villager in Chief Shana’s area. A stray bullet discharged from his firearm hit Ms Irene Munsaka (62).
The victim was warming herself at a fireplace at her homestead when the bullet ripped through her left hip, killing her instantly.