Beer binge ends in tragedy as man gets speared to death by drinking mate at business centre


POLICE in Bulawayo are appealing for information that may lead to the arrest of 18-year-old murder suspect Tinashe Zulu who has been on the run since July 16.

Also known as Evrand, Zulu’s last known address is Dowa village under Chief Deli in Nyamandlovu.

He allegedly fatally speared Brendon Gumede while they were drinking beer at Dowa shops.

Matabeleland North provincial police spokesperson, Inspector Glory Banda said efforts to locate the suspect have been unsuccessful.

“The accused person stabbed the now deceased with a spear in the stomach which led to his death. Tinashe Zulu ran away soon after committing the offence and his whereabouts are unknown,” said Insp Banda.

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He said that Zulu is dark in complexion and was of medium height and build.

“Anyone with information can contact the investigating officer sergeant Moyo on cellphone number 0775 469 610 or 0716 772 511 or the officer in charge ZRP Nyamandlovu on (0292) 821306 or visit any nearest police station,” said Insp Banda.

— Chronicle

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