Police in Filabusi have arrested a 33-year-old man for murder which occurred at Thandabantu, Village, Avoca on Thursday this week.
Sikhumbuzo Nkomo allegedly fatally assaulted his 13-year-old son with a knobkerrie while punishing him for playing in the bedroom.
In an unrelated development, police in Mashonaland Central Province have arrested a man suspected of stealing ZESA copper cables while four of his accomplices are still at large.
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Police said they arrested Tonderayi Marumahoko on Friday at a roadblock at Chioko point along Mazowe-Muzarabani Road.
Chioko, who was driving Honda Airwave vehicle with four passengers on board, was stopped at a roadblock and was found in possession of electric copper windings, transformer bushes, bolt cutter as well as copper cables, in the boot of his car. Police posted on Twitter:
On 10/09/21, police officers deployed at a roadblock at Chioko point along Mazowe-Muzarabani Road arrested Tonderayi Marumahoko for theft of ZESA copper cables.
The suspect who was driving a Honda Airwave vehicle with four passengers on board was stopped at the roadblock site by the police who searched the boot and found three electric copper windings, transformer bushes, bolt cutter as well as copper cables.
The other suspects ran away. Investigations are in progress.