Form Two Student Violent Attack Leaves Classmate Gravely Injured in Broom Argument[Image Credit: iStock]

Form Two Student Violent Attack Leaves Classmate Gravely Injured in Broom Argument

Form Two student stands accused of brutally assaulting another student, leaving him gravely injured during a heated argument over a broom. The disturbing incident unfolded at a high school in Mzilikazi, Bulawayo. ZRP police have launched an investigation into the incident.

Brutal Attack Over a Broom

According to the official statement shared on the Police’s X page, a 15-year-old boy is facing charges of attempted murder after assaulting a 16-year-old Form Two student. The attacker reportedly struck the victim on the head with a brick before stabbing him in the chest with a pair of scissors. The motive for the violent altercation was the alleged unauthorized use of a broom.

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“A Form Two student (15) hit another Form Two student (16) with a brick on the head before stabbing him with a pair of scissors on the chest after an argument. The suspect had accused the victim of taking a broom without permission,” posted the Police. “Police in Bulawayo are investigating a case of attempted murder, which occurred at a high school in Mzilikazi.”

Another Story: The Tragic Drowning Incident Claims Lives of Students

Two students tragically lost their lives while swimming in the Hunyani River near Manyame Park in Chitungwiza. The victims, a Grade 5 and a Form 3 student, were accompanied by another student who was fortunate enough to be rescued by a woman doing her laundry on the riverbank.

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Authorities Urge Caution and Awareness

Harare deputy police spokesperson, Inspector Webster Dzvova, offered condolences and reminded parents to educate kids about river dangers. Deceased students’ bodies sent for post-mortem at Chitungwiza Central Hospital Mortuary.

Mysterious Beliefs and Previous Incidents

Speculation grows after drownings, as locals link tragic events to mermaids in Hunyani River. A resident confirms second incident of child drownings and mysterious disappearance of a woman performing rituals.


Chemhanza High School

Reports of student-on-student abuse are on a rise as highlighted by a similar incident recently reported by H-Metro. As investigations continue, authorities and community members are grappling with the devastating loss and seeking ways to prevent similar incidents in the future.