By Branton Matondo
After a series of investigations Gweru police have finally put behind bars an alleged perpetrator of the grisly murder which took place on the 12th of September, Post on Sunday reports.
Midlands Spokesperson Inspector Emmanuel Mahoko confirmed the recent turn of events through an official statement to mainstream journalists on a virtual platform.
“Police in Gweru has arrested a 22 year old man on allegations of a murder case which occurred at Mkoba 6 Shopping centre on 12 September 2021” Mahola said.
“Circumstances are that on 12 September 2021 Takundanashe Arther Ngazimbi a male adult aged 19 years was found lying on the ground at Mkoba 6 shopping centre crying for help with a stab wound on the chest” he added.
The report further indicates that Ngazimbi was ferried to Gweru General Hospital where he was pronounced dead upon admission.
Investigations conducted led to the arrest of Munashe Chigoriwa of Mkoba 9 at an alleged hideout in Woodlands Park, Gweru.
Mahoko further highlighted that The suspected murder weapon, a blood stained dagger knife was recovered in Mkoba 7, Gweru during indications. Chigoriwa is in police custody assisting the police with investigations and will soon appear in court.
With the alleged murderer behind bars, police still appeal to the public to report on any information related to this incident.
“Police are appealing to members of the public who might have information to unravel full circumstances of the case to come forward.”