There was commotion at Ngundu Council Beerhall recently when two youths on their way to South Africa were caught with a loaded pistol, SPI 9mm.
The pistol had one round.
Forgive Mapfumo (24) and Cleopas Moyo (24) from Zivurawa village under Chief Negove, Mberengwa appeared before Rutenga resident magistrate Mandhlenkosi Ndlovu facing charges of possessing firearms.
Mapfumo was found with the pistol which he wanted to hand over to Moyo. It was discovered that the two did not hold a firearm licence.
The pistol was taken to CID ballistics to ascertain if it does not match any crime scene nationwide. The two were remanded in custody as they requested to be represented by a lawyer.
Caroline Pasipanodya prosecuted.