A man from Mhangura was allegedly killed by his cousin for dating a woman significantly older and for stealing some household property.
The now deceased’s remains were found dumped in the bush on Monday with hyenas having devoured part of them.
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Closes friends and relatives of the deceased, Cosmos Chitofu, told NewsDay that he was employed by the Tsetse Control Department.
Mashonaland West police spokesperson Inspector Margaret Chitove didn’t answer calls or respond to questions sent on her mobile phone when the publication sought for a comment.
However, a close relative told NewsDay that Cosmas went missing on January 19 and people believed that he was at work. He said:
This is a sad moment for our family as a bid to help out a brother turned out nasty after the young brother killed him
Deceased, who was the elder brother, had a misunderstanding with his younger brother Elton. He told Elton to stop dating an over-aged woman.
She has four children from her previous marriage. Elton was also accused of stealing household goods to please his newfound love.