Prophets fire 25 shots from AK47, Kill man, Rob shop

Bulawayo: A MAN (48) who was allegedly shot by two armed ‘prophets’  who raided a shop at Jalukanga Business Centre on Saturday, near Beitbridge town has died.

Dion Muleya died at the United Bulawayo Hospitals (UBH) yesterday.

Muleya was seriously injured when a self-styled “prophet”, Christopher Chamisa (26) and his aide aged 17 years fired 25 shots from an AK47 assault rifle at the business centre.

He was referred to UBH on Saturday, after he was shot along with Perseculia Singo, who is still admitted to Beitbridge District Hospital.

Matabeleland South police spokesperson, Inspector Philisani Ndebele confirmed the death yesterday.“One of the victims, Dion Muleya, died at UBH today where doctors were attending to him,” he said.

 He said the two prophets will soon appear in court charged with armed robbery and murder.

He said the two men who were known as members of the Johanne Masowe church were in the habit of moving around with the firearm concealed in a reed mat.

The two men are from Maranda area in Masvingo province. state media