VILLAGERS of Chigwedere area in Rusape have been left shell shocked after a 46-year-old man crushed his 77 year old mother to death.
The incident occurred this Monday, with police identifying the deceased as Monica Mucheke, while the son is Muzowaka.
The accused who had come from a beer drinking spree at a business centre commonly known as kwaStella, allegedly used a huge granite stone to crush his unsuspecting mother’s head, killing her instantly.
Manicaland police spokesperson, Inspector Tavhiringwa Kakohwa told ZBC News that the accused is already in police custody assisting with investigations.
“Semapurisa tiri kuferefeta nyaya yemwana mukomana akatsonda mai vake nedombo mushure mekunge anwa doro kunonzi kwaStella,” (as the police we are investigationg a case in which a son crushed his mother with a stone after he had consumed alcohol at a place called Stella), explained Inspector Kakohwa.