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Son Of National Hero Shot Dead In The United States

Son Of National Hero Shot Dead In The United States

The son of the late national hero Brigadier-General Fakazi Mleya was on Friday shot dead in Lincoln in the United States of America. 

Khupo Mleya (38), is survived by a wife and a 12-year-old daughter.

The motive of the shooting is still unknown but reports from the USA say Lincoln Police have launched a manhunt for the gunman.

Acting President Constantino Chiwenga visited the Mleya family in Harare on Saturday to express his condolences. He said:

I was saddened when I received the message of his death from (ZANU PF) Vice President Mohadi.

He is a child who I knew very well when he was growing up. It is barely two months since we last talked about him.

I asked Vice President Mohadi and he told me they are out of the country and I told him that they should come back home.

Now we hear of this very sad incident. To the family, I want you to be strong in this difficult time and what we now need is to ensure his remains are brought back home for a decent burial.

The Mleya family spokesperson Gino Malapela said Mleya’s vehicle was shot at several times while on his way back from work. He said:

Khupo was on his way back from work going home in the early hours of the morning.

Unfortunately, his car was shot several times, and then got involved in an accident.

The first responders that visited the scene tried to revive him but he had already passed on.

Brig-Gen Mleya died in 2007 and was declared a national hero and his remains were interred at the National Heroes Acre. | The Sunday News

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19 Comments

1 month ago

Hoo maitomufunga nekumutsvaga kuti mumupe basa ka ku government yenyu yehuori iyo


Cde hondo 1 month ago

So sad. A very painful death. The young man ran away from poverty in Zimbabwe a country his father liberated from colonial rule and he and his comrades in zanu pf destroyed the economy,everything


VYBZ KARTEL 1 month ago

My heartfelt condolences to the Mleya family. MHDSRIP


Cde Nhamo 1 month ago

R. I. P. my Son Mleya


pfumela 1 month ago

shame zvinorwadza mufunge


Progressive Citizen 1 month ago

R. i. p,.. Thats the pain ordinary Zimbos endure wen they are robbed, injured and sometimes killed by armed robbers.. Govt should act now!!!


Mdara Odza 1 month ago

His father is one of three army generals who died under mysterious circumstances in quick succession in 2007 after reportedly mounting a coup against Mugabe, code named operation 1940. The alleged coup was reportedly foiled by Mugabe loyalists and the coup leaders got eliminated.


tinTin 1 month ago

why was it called operation 1940

Mdara Odza 1 month ago

It was code named operation 1940 because it was meant to start at 1940 hrs

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Maparamuro 1 month ago

Children of national heroes not able to enjoy what their fathers faught for, it's really sad.


rest in peace 1 month ago

rest ini peace


Revelation 1 month ago

If you go to Babylon you will die the barbaric way .


Kong 1 month ago

It's not safe everywhere 😱


Responsible Citizen 1 month ago

My condolences to the Mleya family.@kong you are correct it's not safe everywhere.. we are living in what the Bible call last days people are getting more wicked


patriot 1 month ago

R.I.P


Alexis Moyo 1 month ago

North East South or East
Home is best


ccccc 1 month ago

Hoo mwana wemnhu weZanu no problem


shephard 1 month ago

rip son


Nkust 1 month ago

A son of a war veteran atevera varungu ku nyika yavo kkkk kkkk kkkk kkkk



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