Six men from Magedleni Village in Gwanda allegedly stoned and killed a fellow villager at his homestead after they found him skinning a sheep that was reportedly stolen.
The victim, Richard Nyoni, was stoned by the six men of which four Mayibongwe Nsingo (38), Thulani Mdlongwa (33), Likhwa Nsingo (20), Thobekani Nsingo (20) and Stanford Nsingo (44) have since been arrested and are up for murder. The other two Khumbulani Nsingo and Moses Ndlovu are still at large.
Posting on their Twitter page, police said the alleged murder occurred on Monday.
“Police in Gwanda have arrested Mayibongwe Nsingo (38), Thulani Mdlongwa (33), Likhwa Nsingo (20), Thobekani Nsingo (20) and Stanford Nsingo (44) in connection with a case of murder which occurred on 03/01/2022 at Magedleni Village.
“The suspects as well as Khumbulani Nsingo and Moses Ndlovu who are still at large, hit the victim, Richard Nyoni with stones and logs after they found him at his homestead, skinning a sheep allegedly stolen from Unite Ndlovu (58),” posted police.