Mupedzanhamo Violence: Three Arrested Over Murder

Crimes and Courts National

Three men have been arrested in connection with the murder which occurred at Mupedzanhamo Flea Market in Mbare, Harare.


A police statement seen by Pindula News says the trio assaulted the deceased with wooden poles. Reads the police report:

The ZRP confirms the arrest of Robert Machira (22), Tinotenda Hwechekweche (23) and Branwell Marime (38) in connection with a murder case in which they severely assaulted Onsimo Mavhingire (34) with sticks and wooden poles at Magaba, Mbare on 07/10/22 at around 1400 hours. The victim succumbed to the injuries sustained during the attack, on 08/10/22 while admitted at Sally Mugabe Hospital.


Meanwhile, 13 people have been arrested in connection with violent clashes which occurred at Mupedzanhamo flea market on 10/10/22 at around 1000 hours. No to violence and acts of lawlessness.


Reports say there has been a war turf between members of the ruling ZANU PF and the opposition Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC).

ZANU PF claims that Onsimo Mavhingire was its member.

Pindula News