Staff Reporter The Mutare “Wife Murderer”, Mr Elisha Murimba had been prayed for by Nigerian necromancer, ‘Prophet’ TB Joshua before turning into a murderer, an investigation has revealed as family members this week speak on the man they say was alright all this while. In an interview with the wife (Victoria)’s brother, Abel on Sunday, the latter said the man was no problem whatsoever with his wife or other people. “Akange ari right, and neni taitowirirana [he was alright and for instance with me, we went along well,” mkoma Abel Muzuwaka told ZimEye (WATCH THE INTERVIEW AT BOTTOM OF ARTICLE).
The development comes as TB Joshua was noted for being the only preacher in Africa next to Zimbabwe’s Walter Magaya (who has presided over the death of many of own church members), and by whose church over 116 people have been killed at the church premises, in cases which have been ruled by local magistrates courts and blamed on Joshua himself.
Murimba was found hanging onto a tree inside a Game Park in Mutare at the weekend.
Another family witness says in the period running up to the gruesome murder, Elisha Murimba had been prayed for by controversial necromancer, TB Joshua. In fact Murimba was now a regular member of Joshua SCOAN church right there at the church’s base in Nigeria and having stayed in the diaspora for more than 20 years; it was later after the wife spotted him on Joshua’s Emmanuel TV that the two reunited. The hard working Victoria traveled to Nigeria to meet Elisha, the family says. [STORY CONTINUES BELOW]
Meanwhile Mr. Abel Muzuwaka, told the state owned Manica Post, “it is difficult to accept the fact that my hardworking sister died such a horrific death. This happened exactly 31 days after my in-law had returned from South Africa where we were told that he was staying.
“I never heard of any misunderstanding between the couple. I even paid them a visit when I heard that he was back and he did not show any signs that all was not well between them. He had never stayed in the house before and it was my sister who toiled day and night to build this mansion where she met her fate. My sister once followed him to Nigeria after seeing him on a TB Joshua show on television. That is when he migrated to South Africa,” said Mr Muzuwaka.
He said Elisha never bothered to attend the funeral of his son who died more than 10 years ago, only to come back with a satchel for his labour in the Diaspora.
Efforts to get a comment from TB Joshua were at the time of writing frustrated as the preacher was u-reacheable via phone. ZimEye was at the time of writing still working hard to get to the bottom of what motivated Mr Murimba to kill his wife. WATCH THE INTERVIEWS BELOW:
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