Police have arrested Denforn Nyamande (35) in connection with the double murder of Angella Bhunu (89) and Felix Taonana Chiodza (87).
He was found at his hideout at Mutsvairo Village under Chief Seke where he had sought refuge following the gruesome murders.
The bodies of Bhunu, of Chidziva Village, and Chiodza of Marumisa Village under Chief Mangwende, Murewa were found in different places with deep cuts all over their bodies.
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Nyamande, who is Bhunu’s son, is suspected to have murdered the two elderly siblings after accusing the two of practising witchcraft.
An axe was found beside Bhunu’s body, while a hoe was found next to that of Chiodza. Police said in a statement:
The ZRP confirms the arrest of Denforn Nyamande (35) in connection with the gruesome murder of two elderly siblings at Chidziva and Marumisa Villages, Chief Mangwende, Murewa on 22/03/21.
The suspect was fished out from his hideout at Mutsvairo Village Chief, Seke on 29/03/21. Meanwhile, Police urges members of the public to shun strange and unjustified counsel from spiritualists.