Kuwadzana Teenage Girl Arrested for Fatal Brick Attack
Leanda Mupfumira, an 18-year-old girl, got into a fight with her two boyfriends in Kuwadzana. The argument degenerated into a physical altercation, and Leanda picked up a half brick, intending to hurl it at one of her supposed fiancés. However, the brick missed her boyfriend and fatally struck a bystander, Tawanda Nigel Ziumbe.
Nigel staggered and fell into a nearby drain, badly injuring himself. He later died at a local hospital after being admitted. iHarare reports, the Zimbabwe Republic Police confirmed the incident and arrested Leanda Mupfumira in connection with the case of murder.
“Police in Harare have arrested Leanda Mupfumira (18) in connection with a case of murder which occurred on 20/04/2023 at a service station in Kuwadzana 2. The suspect allegedly picked a half brick intending to throw it at one of her two boyfriends she was fighting with. The brick hit a bystander, Tawanda Nigel Ziumbe (23), resulting in him falling into a drain and becoming unconscious. The victim died at a local hospital whilst on admission.”
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Zimbabweans on Twitter expressed mixed reactions to the sad incident. The incident serves as a reminder of the dangers of violence, which can quickly spiral out of control. Itis essential to seek peaceful conflict resolution and refrain from resorting to physical violence. The police are committed to bringing perpetrators of such crimes to justice and ensuring public safety.