Police in Midlands Province have appealed to the public for help in identifying the body of a male adult who is approximately 33 years old who was fatally assaulted by a mob on 29 October 2022 at Zhombe Shopping Centre.
The corpse is stuck at Kwekwe General Hospital and his relatives have not yet come forward to claim it.
ZRP spokesperson in Midlands Province, Inspector Emmanuel Mahoko, said the deceased was found stealing groceries at a shop and he was assaulted several times all over the body with unknown objects and sustained severe injuries. He said:
Police are calling for assistance from the public in identifying the dead body of a male adult who died after being assaulted by unknown assailants.
The incident occurred at Zhombe Shopping Centre, Kwekwe on 29 October 2022 at about 0100 hours.
The story was covered by the media when the incident happened.
No relative came forward to claim the body and his particulars are not known.
The deceased was putting on a pair of blue work-suit trousers with a black belt, a blue jacket with a zip, and a blue t-shirt. Added Insp Mahoko:
Members of the public missing a relative matching the description given above may approach Zhombe Police or any nearest Police Station. The body is being held at Kwekwe General Hospital Mortuary.
Insp Mahoko said the deceased had no particulars on his person, making the identification of the body very difficult.
He advised members of the public to always “have identification particulars at all times and where possible, have a trusted person know your movements. These will come in handy when the need arises.” | NewZimbabwe.com