Tout killed over passengers



MBERENGWA-A 33-year-old man from Sipho Mposi Village under Chief Bvute in Mberengwa was beaten to death last week after an altercation over passengers at Danga business centre.

Honest Shoko (26) of New Stands in Mberengwa allegedly hit Paines Shoko once below the ear  who later died  at United Bulawayo Hospital (UBH) on Tuesday this week.  after being punched  . 

Midlands Police Spokesperson Inspector Emmanuel Mahoko confirmed the incident to The Mirror. Sources told The Mirror that on November 3, 2022 at around 8 am the two touts were looking for passengers. 

Three commuters arrived and approached the now deceased and this did not go well with Shoko who grabbed him by the collar, pushed him and hit him once with a clenched fist before fleeing from the scene.

The police attended the scene and the now deceased was ferried to Mberengwa District Hospital where he was admitted.  On November 8, 2022 the now deceased’s health started deteriorating and he was referred to UBH where he was pronounced dead upon arrival.

Shoko was arrested and investigations are still underway. 

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