In a disturbing development, a Zvimba man is alleged to have gone berserk and stabbed a Form Four student to death before he started to attack villagers on Christmas day.
iHarare has established from a local publication, New Zimbabwe, that Muzavazi (22) from Zvimba stabbed Tinotenda Sinoya (18) once on the head at Madzorera Business Centre in the Mashonaland West capital,
Muzavazi pleaded guilty to the offense when he appeared before Chinhoyi magistrate on Thursday.
It is in the state’s case on 25 December last year at around 8 pm, Muzavazi approached the now deceased Sinoya who was in the company of two friends, Tanaka Guvava and Fortune Mandeya.
Out of the blues, Muzavazi is alleged to have drawn out a knife and stabbed Sinoya once on the head resulting in him bleeding profusely. He died on the spot after sustained a deep injury and lost a lot of blood as a result of the attack.
Muzavazi fled from the scene after committing the grisly murder. He is alleged to have proceeded to shops, unprovoked he started to assault several villagers who were enjoying the festive season.
A report was made to the police leading to his immediate arrest. He was slapped with 12 months imprisonment before six months were suspended on condition of good behavior.