CHIVI: A 72 -year-old villager was whipped to loss of life by kin who demanded that he give up a goblin that they alleged he had.
The kin whipped him for 2 consecutive days. Police Spokesperson Chief Inspector Charity Mazula confirmed the homicide.
On April 10, at 7am Fidelis Mandava the now deceased and members of the family gathered to attempt to clear up witchcraft issues that had been inflicting unexplained deaths within the household.
Mandava was ordered to give up the goblin however he insisted that he had none.
The 9 accused individuals are Abton Musindo (42), Reward Mandava(48), Edwin Mandava (23), Nyembesi Samu (36), Taurai Hwengere (42), Bernard Mandava (63), Svodai Tarisai (32) and two others who’re on the run.
The 9 went to take mulberry sticks and assaulted Mandava throughout his physique from 8am to 5pm.The next day they went again at 9am and assaulted him once more until 12pm when his sister Pauline Nzombe (63) arrived.
Nzombe went to make a report back to the Police and Mandava was taken to the clinic for remedy.
On April 12, Maxwell Mutare introduced Mandava to Masvingo Provincial Hospital the place he was handled and discharged.
Bernard Mandava one of many accused visited Mandava (the now deceased) at 8am and located him lifeless. Seven accused individuals had been arrested and they’re serving to Police with proof.