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Zhombe mentally challenged man murders grandparents

By Mutsa Makuvaza

ZHOMBE – Police here are investigating an incident in which an elderly couple was murdered by their grandson who is known to be mentally challenged.

The incident, which has shocked the local community, took place yesterday.

Midlands Province police spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Ethel Mukwende confirmed the incident.

“An elderly couple was fatally assaulted by their grandson who is suspected to be mentally challenged at Musetshwa Village, Zhombe. Police details are on the ground and investigations are underway.”

The ZRP says members of the public must ensure that mentally challenged persons in their custody are taken for treatment and that they take their medication regularly. – Zimbabwe Voice

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