An 11-year-old girl from Mt Darwin was found buried in a shallow grave after her mother had sent her to collect debts from two women in the neighbouring village.
In a statement seen by Pindula News, the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) said the girl went missing on the 18th of July and her remains were discovered on the 5th of August. Reads the report:
The ZRP is investigating circumstances surrounding the death of a female juvenile aged 11 who was found buried on the banks of Mutondwe River in Munhondo Village, Mt Darwin, on 05/08/22.
The victim, who resided in Mun’ando Village, reportedly went missing on 18/07/22 after she was sent to the neighbouring Village by her mother to collect US$10 and US$3 cash owed to her mother by two women, aged 37 and 31. The Police recovered a blood-stained axe handle about 60 metres from the shallow grave.
The police appealed to members of the public who might have information on the case to contact any nearest police station.