A Shurugwi man, Chenjerai Mandiziva, has appeared at Shurugwi Magistrates Courts facing a murder charge after he allegedly assaulted his thirteen-year-old son leading to his death.
Mandiziva of Plot Number 26 Edward farm in Shurugwi allegedly assaulted and killed Takunda John Murahwa on the 8th of this month.
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The boy had “naively” told his mother that Mandiziva had spent the night away from the mine where they were working.
The now-deceased boy’s mother then confronted Mandiziva accusing him of infidelity.
In a fit of rage, Mandiziva reportedly assaulted his son until he died.
The State is opposing bail on the grounds that Mandiziva may interfere with state witnesses.