Crime and Courts

Zhombe man fatally assaulted at night club


KWEKWE- Police in Kwekwe are keen to interview four men from from Zhombe area under Chief Gwesela, over the death of Knowledge Moyo (23) of the same area.

Moyo died on admission at Mpilo Hospital in Bulawayo on 16 November 2023 following an assault by the men.

Midlands Provincial Police spokesperson, Inspector    Emmanuel Mahoko confirmed the incident and is appealing for information regarding the suspects’ whereabouts.

“The case has all along been under investigation and no arrest have been made in connection with the case to date.

“We are appealing to members of the public for information to help in the arrest of four suspects; Country Mlotsha, Khethani Mpofu, Blessing Ndlovu and Desmond Mpofu all of Village Mzondeki, under Chief Gwesela in Zhombe. They are all on the Police wanted persons list,” he added.

On 13 November 2023 at around 3am the now deceased Knowledge Moyo left Chibbs Night Club for his place of residence in Mtetwa Village, Zhombe in the company of his friend Mathew Mapurisa. 

It is alleged, they were way laid by four other men who struck Knowledge Moyo on the head. He fell down and became unconscious.

 At around 0600 hours of the same day Alson Tshababa who is employed as a security guard at the night club saw Moyo lying in the middle of the road near the business centre and went to check. He discovered that Moyo had a deep cut on the head and his friend Mathew Mapurisa was also lying asleep next to him. 

The matter was reported to the Police. Moyo was taken to Zhombe Mission Hospital where he was transferred to Kwekwe General Hospital, He was further transferred to Mpilo Hospital where he died while in admission.

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