Police in Muzokomba have arrested Mary Rukobo (24) in connection with a case of murder which occurred on 19/01/23 at Mashangana Village, Buhera.

The suspect allegedly confessed to some villagers that she crashed the heads of her two kids against a rock several times during a prayer session after hearing a voice to kill all the kids.

One of the kids, Calvin Maputsa (2 months) sustained head injuries and died on the spot, while another kid (2) sustained a swollen head and was admitted at a Murambinda Mission Hospital.

Meanwhile, police in Masvingo have arrested a Rio Zim Renco Mine worker, Davison Chivungani (23) and the mine’s five security guards, Lackson Museka (34), Vincent Mazorodze (25), Joyce Maneswa (39), Leonard Mujeri (42) as well as Chiduke Solomon.

The heist was captured by the mine’s CCTV.

The arrest led to the recovery of property worth US$4 960 and ZAR 2500 which had been bought by the suspects using the proceeds of the heist.

The suspect’s accomplices identified as Sam Sibanda, Ben Wellington and Godfrey Totamu are on the run.