Siblings Kill Father Over Witchcraft Allegations

By Staff Writer

Two Harare men have been arrested for allegedly killing their father whom they accused of practicing witchcraft.

According to the Zimbabwe Republic Police, Bruce, 43, and Changchu, 47, reportedly killed their father Solomon Tendai Chitaukire, aged 73, at their Glen Norah family home on Saturday. 

 “The ZRP has arrested two sons, Bruce Chitaukire, 43, and Changchu Chitaukire, 47, for callous killing of their father, Solomon Tendai Chitaukire, 73, whom they accused of witchcraft on 28/01/23 at the family’s home in Glen Norah A, Harare. 

“The suspects’ mother, Faith Chitaukire, had to seek refuge at a neighbour’s house, only to return the next morning and found the victim dead with multiple injuries all over the body,” said the police statement.

The brothers are expected to appear in court this week facing murder charges. 

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