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Cop in soup for gunning down a ‘nuisance’ man


GWERU – A Constabulary stationed at ZRP Mkoba has been charged with murder after he allegedly opened fire on a rowdy man who reportedly created a scene on 26 December 2023 when he cheekily confronted some armed police officers with an okapi knife.

Following the incident, the deceased was found with multiple wounds from his shooting with a rifle, The Midweek Watch has learnt.

The alleged murder cop has been identified in a Police memo as 19-year-old Kudakwashe Gurajena of Mkoba.

However, the deceased victim was named as Bongani Ndlovu, (26) of Lower Gwelo.

According to the Police memo seen by this publication, Ndlovu violently confronted Gurajena, who was on patrol together with his colleagues in the early hours of Tuesday 26 December 2023 in an attempt to free his colleague, one Tafadzwa Ndhlela.

Ndhlela had been arrested by the police for disorderly conduct.

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