A Zimbabwean woman who allegedly recruited people in a drug smuggling syndicate was reportedly killed in a hotel in China.
However, there is also a theory that reports of her death might be aimed at getting her underground and assume a new identity.
The drug queen is believed to be the one who recruited four Zimbabwean women who are facing 20 years in Mauritius after they allegedly smuggled 1,487 kg of heroin worth R22 million in their bellies and bags.
Reports filtering from sources close to the family say Blessings Tafadzwa Marufu who was married to one Kenneth Mutsena based in South Africa was found dead by cleaners in a hotel in China.
“She passed through here in Zimbabwe before she travelled to China where she was seen by a South African man in the hotel.
“We are told cleaners found her dead after noticing she had spent considerable time without coming out of her room.
“It’s being said a man was seen coming from her room and never returned,” said the source.
One source Nickson Museyamwa, who tracked Tafadzwa following the arrest of the four Zimbabwean women she recruited said she promised them huge amounts of money then eventually use them as drug mules.
“Blessings Tafadzwa Munatsa is the one who fled to China. She used to work as a Secretary at Christ Embassy in Joburg.
“She is the one who organised those T-shirts they were wearing and told them to lie to custom officials that they were going to a Roman Catholic church conference.
“Zimbos are being used as drug mules to Mauritius, they are obliviously fed heroin with instructions not to eat anything till they arrive at their destination so that they excrete pellets of heroine.
“The problem is people who know more are afraid to speak out coz they say the drug lords are dangerous,” said Musiyamwa.
Some reports say Tafadzwa could have been killed by the drug lord she worked with after her cover was blown.