Man Dies In Graveyard Fire
25 September 2021

By A Correspondent- A 77 year old man Julius Takaendesa Gwapedza was burnt to death  and beyond recognition  from the fire which was started by Elias Mukono (50) who was clearing a graveside beside his homestead while relieving himself in a bush in Nhema village, Chivhu on Tuesday.

Mashonaland East Provincial police spokesperson Misheck Denhere confirmed the case.

“Gwapedza went into a nearby bush to relieve himself around 7am and he was suddenly engulfed by a bush fire , his relatives found him around 1pm”,he said.

The deceased was found with his National Identification card on him and Mukono who had started fire was arrested, Bulawayo24. com has learnt.