65-Year-Old Woman Struck Dead With A Brick After Interfering In Domestic Affairs

65-Year-Old Woman Struck Dead With A Brick After Interfering In Domestic Affairs

A Harare man appeared in court facing murder charges. The accused is said to have struck a 65-year-old woman with a brick on the head several times resulting in the woman’s death.

The accused who was identified as Nicholas Matarirano 27 year old and reside in Stoneridge Park allegedly struck Joyce Garikai on the head. It is reported that Garikai was struck several times by brick after she tried to restrain Matarirano from attacking his girlfriend Kundai Kanupula.

Matarirano appeared at Mbare magistrate court facing murder charges. He was brought before magistrate Ms Feresi Chakanyuka, who remanded him in custody to January 14, 2021. The accused was advised to approach the High Court for bail application.

In a report from The Herald,  prosecutor Lawrence Gangarahwe recorded that, on December 28 at around 2 am Matarirano was at Taisekwa Shops in Stoneridge with his lover, Kundai.

The two allegedly had a misunderstanding that resulted in Matarirano assaulting Kundai.

A 65-year-old woman then intervened and tried to restrain Matarirano from assaulting his lover.

A seemingly not to be outdone Matarirano picked a brick and struck the senior citizen on the head several times leaving her with a deep wound.

The late Garikai was rushed to Sally Mugabe Central Hospital where she was pronounced dead on arrival.

Matarirano was arrested and taken to court charged with murder and will return to court on January 14 for his routine remand.

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