By A Correspondent- An elderly woman (63) allegedly teamed up with her 16-year-old granddaughter to beat her husband to death with a log and a cooking stick.
In a statement on X, police said Mavis Murungwa hada domestic dispute with Tinaye Goka (63) after he destroyed kitchen utensils and a goat pen.
The incident occurred on 26 November 2023 at Mabhiza Village, Chireya, Gokwe, leading to the suspect’s arrest.
Murungwa’s body was found near a borehole a day after the incident occurred.
“Police in Gokwe have arrested Mavis Murungwa (63) in connection with a case of murder which occurred at Mabhiza village, Chireya on 26/11/23 in which her husband, Tinaye Goka (63) died.”
“The suspect and her granddaughter (16) took turns to hit the victim with a log and cooking stick indiscriminately all over the body after a domestic dispute.
The victim had destroyed kitchen utensils and a goat pen built by the suspect. The victim was found dead near a borehole on 27/11/23,” reads the statement.