In a tragic incident involving a love triangle, the police have apprehended a Zvishavane man after he allegedly assaulted and killed a man whom he suspected of having an affair with his wife.
The suspect, identified as Maphios Mativenga (40), was taken into custody on December 3, 2023, following the discovery of the lifeless body of Simbarashe Moyo in a Honda Fit vehicle parked at an abandoned residence in Mudereri Village, Chief Masunda.
According to a statement released by the police, Mativenga is believed to have attacked Moyo in a fit of rage, driven by his accusations of infidelity involving his wife. The incident has sent shockwaves through the community, shedding light on the devastating consequences of jealousy.
“On 03/12/24, Police in Zvishavane arrested Maphios Mativenga (40) in connection with a case of murder in which Simbarashe Moyo was found dead in a Honda Fit motor vehicle which was parked at a deserted home in Mudereri Village, Chief Masunda. The suspect had accused the victim of having an affair with his wife before he assaulted him,” reads the statement.