Madzibaba stumbles on heap of human bones while relieving himself in bush


A man from Bulawayo’s Pumula South suburb stumbled on a human skull and bones which were in a shallow grave in a bushy area.

While Emmanuel Matekenya (51) who is a member of Johane Masowe church was conducting his prayers in a bushy area near Pumula South suburb with his churchmate named Peter Mhuka (45), he moved a few steps into the thicket to relieve himself.

“While he was about to relieve himself, a strange heap caught his attention and he moved closer to it,” a source said.

“He saw a heap of bones that were in a shallow grave,” said the source.

He teamed up with his prayer partner and reported the matter at Pumula Police Station.

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CID homicide and CID scenes of crime attended the scene.

The detectives discovered 31 bones and a human skull in the shallow grave which was 50 centimetres deep.

The bones were taken to United Bulawayo Hospitals for DNA tests, added the source.

— BMetro

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