The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) is investigating a murder case that occurred at St Augustine Mission, Penhalonga on the 9th of December 2021 at about 0200 hours.
A police statement says a security guard who was on duty at the premises died under unclear circumstances when two unknown male suspects entered the school premises and went to the science laboratory block. Reads the statement in part:
The suspects escaped after a shoot out incident with a police officer who was guarding 2021 ZIMSEC examination material.
In a different case, the police are investigating a suspected murder case after a dead body of a man was found near Cowdray Park Terminus, Bulawayo with injuries on the 8th of December 2021. Police said:
The body had an opening on the stomach, intestines protruding and a deep cut on the thigh.
In a related but different case, police are investigating an attempted murder case in which a Beitbridge woman was hospitalised after fighting with another woman for a boyfriend. In a statement, police said:
The ZRP has arrested Nellicious Mugaweta (43) for attempted murder after she struck Monica Makuyana (34) with an exhaust pipe on the head several times while fighting over a boyfriend at Siyaso Industrial Site, Beitbridge on 05/12/21.
Police said the complainant is currently admitted to a local hospital with serious injuries.