ZRP Spokesperson Paul Nyathi

The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) is investigating the circumstances in which a Police Officer who was pursuing a suspect who was trying to steal solar panels mounted on top of a roof at a house in Dulibadzimu, Beitbridge, died when the two fell down at 0054 hours on 04/05/22.

The suspect later committed suicide in a police cell while detained together with three other suspects who have been since been interviewed by Police on the incident.

In an unrelated matter, ZRP is investigating a murder case in which a seven-year-old female juvenile was fatally assaulted all over the body with sticks and sjamboks by three male juveniles aged nine, ten, and eleven at Nsundu Village, Kwekwe on 02/05/22.