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A 62-year-old Woman Arrested For Killing Her 81-year-old Husband

A 62-year-old woman has been arrested in Darwendale on allegations of killing her 81-year-old husband on Sunday following a fight over allegations of infidelity.

Mary Banda is alleged to have fought with her husband Nira Benet (81) who was confirmed dead on arrival at Father O’Hea Hospital from breathing disorders.

A report was made to the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) leading to the arrest of Banda.

Banda and Benet had been fighting when Benet developed challenges in breathing and was rushed to Father O’Hea Hospital, The Herald reported citing National police spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi. 

He was pronounced dead upon arrival.

Police in Kadoma have arrested three wanted persons, Darlington Daniel Mawuta Pichesi (18), Richard Pichesi (18) and Clifford Stanford Chibhutu in connection with a case of robbery and two cases of theft which occurred in Kadoma in August 2022.

Investigations by the Police linked the suspects to another case of theft, where they stole two solar panels in Kadoma in November 2022.

Meanwhile, police in Bulawayo arrested Thulani Banda (30) on Sunday for a robbery in which he and an accomplice, still at large, robbed a taxi driver of a Honda Fit vehicle, a cellphone and US$100 cash at Nhliziyo Shopping Centre, Entumbane.

Police recovered the stolen vehicle from Banda. 

In another case, police arrested Tinashe Joram (32) for stealing a motor vehicle in Norton on Sunday at about 11 am. The suspect stole a Toyota Corolla vehicle (ABX 4962) which was left unattended by the complainant with the keys in the ignition.

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