A CHIPINGE man, who killed his brother in a scuffle over a goat has been slapped with a 25-year jail term by High Court judge Justice Isaac Muzenda.
It is the State’s case that on October 16 last year, the convict, Tawanda Hlahla (25) had a misunderstanding with his elder brother Sifiso.
The court heard that the convict slaughtered Sifiso’s goat.
During the same week, Sifiso questioned his younger brother about his goat and a misunderstanding ensued.
The convict struck the now deceased with a machete once on the back of his head.
Sifiso bled profusely from the wound and died upon admission at Chipinge Hospital.