Bulawayo woman brutally killed in UK

Bulawayo woman brutally killed in UK 1

A UNITED Kingdom-based Zimbabwean woman was found lying in a pool of blood with multiple stab wounds, inflicted allegedly by her husband. The late Linda Nomagugu Vilika Essex police reported that a murder probe has since been launched after the woman, identified as Linda Nomagugu Vilika (41) from Bulawayo’s Mpopoma suburb, was brutally butchered on Wednesday. The incident allegedly happened in broad day light. Vilika is alleged to have been declared dead at the scene at Great Saling, Essex, around 2.45PM on Wednesday. Related Articles Aug 15, 2019 16,065 The…

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Tout kills cousin over US$60

Tout kills cousin over US$60 2

By Mashudu Netsianda A tout from Bulawayo who allegedly beat his cousin to death following a dispute over the sharing of US$60 which had been sent by the deceased’s mother from the United States of America, has appeared in court. Bulawayo Magistrates Court (Picture by Lionel Saungweme for Nehanda Radio) Makhosi Ncube (33) allegedly fatally struck Keith Ramjis (40) whom he lived with at a family house in Thorngrove suburb. He then made a false police report that he had found him dead. Related Articles Aug 15, 2019 16,068 Ncube…

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Tout ‘kills’ cousin, pretends to be an informant

Tout ‘kills’ cousin, pretends to be an informant 3

By Nqobile Tshili A tout from Bulawayo allegedly beat his cousin to death with an iron bar and made a false police report that he had found him dead. Makhosi Ncube (33) is suspected to have killed Keith Ramjis (40), whom he lived with at a family house in Thorngrove suburb between Saturday and Sunday morning. On Sunday night, a panicky Ncube allegedly told neighbours that he had stumbled on Ramjis’ bloodied body in the house and they advised him to report to the police. Police investigations linked him to…

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Truck driver burnt, shot in brutal KZN attack

Truck driver burnt, shot in brutal KZN attack 4

BY ORRIN SINGH | Timeslive | A KwaZulu-Natal truck driver was killed in yet another brutal attack in the province on Monday. A truck driver has been killed and the truck he was driving torched near Paddock in KZN.Image: SA emergency reports ‏via Twitter The driver, identified as Charles Ntini, 37, who is believed to be a foreign national, was found dead next to his burning truck on the N2 Main Harding road in Paddock, in southern KZN. Provincial police spokesperson Col Thembeka Mbele confirmed the incident and said a…

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DR Congo medics arrested over death of Ebola doctor

DR Congo medics arrested over death of Ebola doctor 5

Three Congolese doctors have been arrested in the Democratic Republic of Congo over the killing of a World Health Organization (WHO) medic, a military prosecutor has said. Colleagues say Dr Richard Mouzoko was passionate and committed Cameroonian doctor Richard Mouzoko was shot dead in April at a hospital in Butembo, where he was treating Ebola patients. The “passionate” medic was “always ready to go where people would need his help most,” the WHO said in a tribute. The motive for the attack is unclear. Related Articles More than 1,800 people have…

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Machete killer jailed 20 years

Machete killer jailed 20 years 6

On Aug 6, 2019 15,659 By Walter Mswazie A 28-year-old Chivi man will spend the next 20 years in prison after he fatally struck his colleague with a machete for refusing to give him gold ore. File picture of a man holding his machete (Getty Images) Pinana Manjeni of Chaputika Village under Chief Chivi struck Elliot Kutsirayi (33) with a machete on the head. Kutsirayi was rushed to Masvingo General Hospital where he was treated and discharged. Related Articles Kutsirayi’s condition however, deteriorated two months later and he was rushed…

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Police hunt co-wife killer

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By Michell Zvanyanya Police have launched a manhunt for a 33 year-old Masvingo woman who allegedly fatally struck her husband’s second wife with a cooking stick following a dispute over household chores. The suspect, whose name was not given, is wanted in connection with the death of the 21-year-old woman from Mkwasine area in Masvingo. The deceased’s name was also not mentioned. In a statement, national police spokesperson Assistant Commissioner, Paul Nyathi confirmed the incident, saying the woman is still at large. Related Articles He said the incident occurred on…

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Russia Instagram influencer Ekaterina Karaglanova found dead in suitcase

Russia Instagram influencer Ekaterina Karaglanova found dead in suitcase 8

 A prominent Russian Instagram influencer has been found dead with knife wounds in a suitcase in her rented apartment in Moscow, police say. Ekaterina Karaglanova, a graduate doctor, was a popular social media personality Ekaterina Karaglanova, 24, was discovered on Friday after her family raised the alarm when she failed to contact them for several days. Ms Karaglanova, who had more than 85,000 followers on Instagram, had also recently graduated as a doctor. Police said they were investigating jealousy as a possible motive. Related Articles Ms Karaglanova had recently started…

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Mario Cerciello Rega: US teen held over officer’s killing ‘illegally blindfolded’

Mario Cerciello Rega: US teen held over officer’s killing ‘illegally blindfolded’ 9

Italian police are investigating a leaked photo of a blindfolded American teenager who is accused of killing an officer in Rome. Carabinieri officers paid their respects to Mario Cerciello Rega at a church service in Rome, Italy The photo of murder suspect Gabriel Christian Natale-Hjorth, 18, was shown by Italian media on Sunday. Mr Natale-Hjorth and his friend, 19-year-old Finnegan Lee Elder, were arrested on suspicion of killing police officer Mario Cerciello Rega on Friday. Rega, 35, was stabbed to death in the Prati neighbourhood of Rome. Related Articles He…

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Ex-top cop serving life in jail FREED

Ex-top cop serving life in jail FREED 10

By Mashudu Netsianda The Supreme Court has acquitted an ex-top police detective who was serving life imprisonment for fatally shooting a mine worker in a fight over the ownership of a gold mine in Fort Rixon in Matabeleland South province. Justice Paddington Garwe Refias Masuna (53) of Mahatshula North, Bulawayo, who was employed as an operations manager by Manifest Security Company, was convicted of murder with actual intent by then Bulawayo High Court judge, Justice Francis Bere, in August 2016. Masuna was accused of killing Mr Ernest Mudenda (31) at…

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