Man strikes friend with axe following dispute over chigero


Police in Mashonaland Central province are looking for a Jurujena villager from Mushumbi Pools, Issah Matore (33) after he allegedly struck his friend with an axe on the head over a scissors’ misunderstanding.

Deputy police spokesperson Assistant Inspector Fidelis Dhewu confirmed the case.

“We are appealing for information leading to the arrest of Matore who is wanted by the police to answer to attempted murder charges after he struck his friend Richmond Dzudzunga (33) with an axe on the head,” Dhewu said.

Allegations are that on Monday Dzudzunga went to his friend’s place of residence to borrow a mirror and as he was leaving the suspect alleged that Dzudzunga stole his pair of scissors.

A misunderstanding arose and Matore picked an axe which he used to struck his friend on the head.

After committing the crime the suspect fled and the victim was rushed to hospital where he was treated and discharged.

Police warned people not to engage in violence.

— Byo24

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