Nephew kills uncle for uprooting his mbanje

MUSANA, Bindura – A 50-year old man Agrippa Chikono of Chief Musana in Bindura, has died following an altercation with his nephew for uprooting his mbanje plants along Dungwe mountain range in the same area.

Mashonaland Central spokesperson, Inspector Memory Pamire said investigations have revealed that the suspect, Edwin Jojo aged 26, also of Musana and the deceased who is his uncle, grew the plant at separate places in the mountain.

Inspector Pamire said police have so far recovered five, one metre long mbanje plants on the deceased’s plantation adding that the suspect is now in police custody and is expected to appear in court soon on murder charges.

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