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Two Killed During Stampede At Winky D Performance In Borrowdale

Two Killed During Stampede At Winky D Performance In Borrowdale

Two people were killed during a stampede after the police disrupted a performance by Zimdancehall musician Winky D at the 2022 CASTLE Tankard, Borrowdale Race Course on Saturday night.

Unconfirmed reports suggest that 4 members of the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) stormed the stage, forcing the show to end abruptly.

Angry fans responded by throwing cans and bottles resulting in a stampede as fans tried to escape from the venue.

ZRP national spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi confirmed the death of two people. In a statement, Nyathi said:

The Zimbabwe Republic Police is investigating the sad and unfortunate death of two people at Borrowdale Race Course on 7th May 2022 at 2205 hours due to a stampede after the Castle Tankard musical performance by Winky D.

The stampede victims have been identified as,

  • Thomas Maarira (43) of 1122 Hatcliffe Co-operative, Harare and
  • Emilia Makoga (44) of Zvakatanga Sekuseka Co-operative, Phase 1 Hatcliffe, Harare.

The regrettable incident occurred while the public was on its way out of the Race Course through an inside exit point.

The Police express condolences to the bereaved families and assures the public that inquiries are in progress.

The Zimbabwe Republic Police will continue to engage organizers of big social gatherings especially entertainment activities to ensure that a limited number of people is allowed access during musical performances.

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29 Comments

Salmeat 1 month ago

Hanzi kasong " kejecha " ­čśé­čśé­čśé


Anonymous 1 month ago

ma musicians enyu aya haasi kushandisa mishonga here, ko iyo police yaimisirey munhu anga achiimba asi anga aimba kasong kejecha


queen vee 1 month ago

kkkkkkkkk ayaaaas zvogona kudaro

Zim 1 1 month ago

Zanu PF Republic Police


Tom 1 month ago

at it again


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**** dzevanhu 1 month ago

police irikuuraya vanhu


Boss Kays 1 month ago

police yeZimbabwe ndeye **** iyi nxaaa


sugar boy 1 month ago

that's why they earn RTGS nekuti havafungi.they support this ruling devil


Equalizer 1 month ago

Shiri inozongofa


VYBZ KARTEL 1 month ago

Who violate Covid-19 rules in Zimbabwe. We have seen just last month on Old-People's-Home By-elections rallies. Even during Covid-19 strict lockdowns the Old-People's-Home was doing as it please

Vote forChamisa. Vote for Happiness. Vote for CCC


­čĄĘ­čĄĘ 1┬ámonth ago

Ko pairongwa tankard iyoyo maivepi mapurisa heee


Bright 1 month ago

Mapurisa anyanya kuurayisa vanhu zuro uno kwaiva newe spike apa vave veku band


Chawabvunza 1 month ago

Presumably Police were saying Winky D had violeted CORONAVIRUS protocols, still Police miscaculated their approach. They should have called Winky D aside and told him to stop playing rather than going on stage themselves to stop Winky D. from playing.

[ VOTE CCC FOR REAL CHANGE ].


Handibvumi 1 month ago

Don't soil Brand Winky D rather say Castle Tankard and police are to blame coz winky was just an act just like others who played there.Now if you keep mentioning Winky D it portrays are negative image,kana kune band rakarongeka zim tese ndera the Gaffa

Real 1 month ago

#SHUTDOWN ZIMBABWE
#ZIMBABWEANLIVESMATTER


­čĄĘ­čĄĘ 1┬ámonth ago

Iwe unonofira mahara uko nhai

Mkanya 1 month ago

Killers. Zrp


­čśá 1┬ámonth ago

Mapurisa imboko
#ZimLivesMatter
#ShutdownZim on May 9


ZRP stop it 1 month ago

kkkkkk,,,­čśé­čśé­čśé ZRP yatova COVID iri dangerous than the real COVID


Health warnings 1 month ago

Beware of the covid_ZRP strain when out and about. It's spike proteins are lethal.


T 1 month ago

Winky na Travis Scott


tha_data_ninja 1 month ago

zva Scott zvaiva worse bruh­čÖî

smokin on top5 1 month ago

haa Scott akaendesa vakawanda

totito 1 month ago

Hewo mapurisa enyu zvakare. From throwing spikes, banning CCC rallies, arresting journalists, banning combies now to invading music galas to mention a few. Kana paine ane mupurisa ari kuroja pamba pake, chase him/her vadzokere ku kamba, mhondi dzevanhu.


queen 1 month ago

winky ndiye problem


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