A 16-year-old girl has been arrested for killing a 35-year-old man with a kitchen wife following a misunderstanding during a beer-drinking binge at a shebeen in Harare’s Hatcliffe suburb.
In a statement, the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) said the girl stabbed Amos Mhere with a knife in the chest on Wednesday evening.
“On 02/11/22, ZRP Borrowdale arrested a 16-year-old girl for murder which occurred on 2/11/22 at around 2130 hours at the suspect’s residence at Premier Park, Hatcliffe, Harare.
“The victim, Amos Mhere (35) died on the spot after being stabbed in the chest with a kitchen knife following a misunderstanding during a beer-drinking spree at a shebeen in Hatcliffe,” said the ZRP
In an unrelated incident, Police in Harare arrested a woman for car theft after she hired a vehicle from a car rental company located at the Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport before selling it for US$4 000.
The suspect, Barbra Vimbai Chitisuro, was nabbed after selling the Honda Fit vehicle to a car dealer in Harare who then put the vehicle on display.
“On 02/11/22, Police in Harare arrested Barbra Vimbai Chitisuro in connection with a case of theft of a motor vehicle that occurred in Harare, where she allegedly sold a Honda Fit vehicle (AFS 4457) which she had hired from a car rental company located at RGMI Airport.
“The suspect had hired the car for a week and used a fake vehicle registration book to sell the car for US$4000 to a Harare car dealer. Police have since recovered the vehicle, which was on display at the car dealer’s garage,” said the Police