Sad News: Man killed by crocodile while fishing in dam


A fisherman was mauled by a crocodile and another one drowned while fishing in Madziva, Mt Darwin, last week.

Another man was trampled to death by an elephant in Mbire district on the same day.

Mashonaland Central deputy police spokesperson Assistant Inspector Fidelis Dhewu confirmed the incidents.

Fisherman Major Chinodakufa, (48) of Nyamaropa village, Mt Darwin was mauled by a crocodile while fishing at Eben dam in Madziva.

Another fisherman, Godfrey Rupenga (37) of Marufu village, Mt Darwin was fishing with his two friends Lazarus Mubvumbi (36) and Fililian Mlilo (48) when he drowned after failing to swim.

In another case, a 50-year-old Mbire man was trampled to death by an elephant while guarding his sorghum field from wild animals.

— The Standard

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