HORROR: Security guard brutally murdered while on duty at a booster


In a devastating incident that has sent shockwaves through the community, a 49-year-old security guard was brutally slain while on duty at a booster in Gweru’s Mkoba 12 suburb on Monday.

The assailants responsible for this heinous act remain unidentified, leaving the community gripped with fear and sorrow.

The Midlands provincial police spokesperson, Inspector Emmanuel Mahoko, officially confirmed the tragic incident.

“Police are investigating the death of a 49- year- old male security guard who was killed in cold blood by unknown assailants while on duty in Mkoba 12. The body was discovered by a passerby on Tuesday at around 5AM,” he somberly stated.

According to Inspector Mahoko, the victim, Charles Bechu, a dedicated security guard employed by Seasec Security Company, was diligently performing his night shift duties at a telecommunications booster in Mkoba 12, Gweru, when tragedy struck.

“The following morning around 5AM his body was found lying on the ground by a passerby.

“A report was made at ZRP Nehanda who attended the scene. The body was found in a pool of blood with a deep stab wound on the left shoulder, a few metres away from the booster,” Inspector Mahoko recounted.

Insp Mahoko said Investigations indicate that the victim screamed for help during the night at around 3AM but could not get help.

“The body was taken to Gweru Provincial Hospital mortuary.

“Police is appealing for any information that may give us full circumstances of the case and also lead to the arrest of the culprits,” he said.

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