Masvingo man gets death by hanging sentence after he carjacked and butchered a taxi driver


A 30-year-old Masvingo man, who carjacked a taxi driver in Beitbridge and butchered him in a callous manner, was on Wednesday sentenced to death by hanging.

Emmanuel Mapfumo of Stand No 4 Thornhill Extension in Gutu zapped Cliff Chioza – the taxi driver – with an electroshock weapon and stabbed him twice on the right side of the chest on October 3 last year

The incident occurred near the Mfelandawonye area in Beitbridge.

Bulawayo High Court judge Justice Francis Bere convicted Mapfumo of robbery and murder with actual intent.

More details to follow…

– Chronicle

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