Woman Hires Two Zimbabwean Men To Kill Her Mother:
Two Zimbabwean men have been jailed by Polokwane High Court In South Africa after they were hired to settle a family dispute by killing a South African Woman’s mother.
The two men who were identified as Brian Ndlovu 24 and Wilmington Shumbayaonda 27 were allegedly paid R100 000 by Violet Mabhina to kill her mother, Nancy Mabhina.
Limpopo police spokesperson, Brigadier Motlafela Mojapelo, reported that the trio has been in remand prison since committing the crime on 15 April this year.
“The two accused Ndlovu and Shumbayaonda arrived at the house at Zone 01, Seshego outside Polokwane City on 15 April 2020 at about 02:00 hours in the morning, where the deceased’s daughter opened and let them into the house, making it appear as burglary,” he said.
“She then pointed them to where her mother was sleeping before she went to her own bedroom.”
According to iHarare, the duo then went on to attack the deceased and stabbed her several times with a knife, before stealing her cell-phone and fleeing the scene.
The deceased’s elderly mother cried out for help during the attack and the police were immediately notified. Unfortunately, the woman was certified dead on the scene.
“Police opened a case of murder and investigations commenced, which involved manhunt for the suspects.
On the same day, the police managed to arrest the two accused.
“The deceased’s cell-phone was also recovered and subsequently, the deceased’s daughter (Violet) was arrested,” said Brig Mojapelo.
Limpopo Police Commander Lieutenant General Nneke Ledwaba applauded the members of the community for continuously providing the police with positive and valuable information that assisted them to conduct timeous investigations.
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