A mentally challenged man from Matobo pelted her mother with stones leading to her death over an unknown issue.
Police confirmed the incident which occurred on September 16 via their Twitter page.
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In another case, a mentally challenged man fatally struck a man with a hoe on 18 September. Police said in recent updates on crime:
On 16 September a suspected mentally challenged man (24) fatally struck his mother (49) with stones, over an unknown issue.
In a related case, which occurred on 18 September a suspected mentally challenged man (43) attacked imbibers at a traditional beer drinking ceremony in Chiredzi and struck a man (53) thrice on the head with a hoe. The victim died on the spot.
The police urged members of the public to monitor and ensure that mentally challenged persons in their custody are receiving medical treatment.