23-year-old Zimbabwean man was allegedly killed over a dispute about the
ownership of a puppy, according to a report.
to the state-owned Chronicle newspaper, a 25-year-old Tsholotsho man allegedly
struck Emmanuel Moyo, 23, on the head twice, using a piece of wood, and he died
apprehended him and surrendered him to the police and he is in custody,"
Chief Inspector Siphiwe Makonese was quoted as saying.
said there has been an increase in murder and attempted murder cases over
"things which are not at all worth losing lives over", such as soap,
shovels, knives and beer.
is worth killing anyone for," Makonese reportedly added.
this year News Day reported that Teurai Tsarwe, 35, of Zambwe village killed
Samson Mutsvunguma, 65, over $2 debt by tying him to a tree and stoning him.
was reportedly sentenced to 18 years in prison.
to Daily News, the overall crime rate in Zimbabwe increased by 10 to 20% across
many impoverished people, the prize that crime yields may outweigh the risk of
being caught. Thus, poverty increases crime rates," legal expert Gift
Mtisi was quoted as saying.