Man fatally strikes cousin (2) with hoe

The Chronicle

Michael Magoronga, Midlands Correspondent

POLICE in Kadoma have arrested a 21-year-old man who fatally struck his 2-year-old cousin with a hoe.

The juvenile sustained serious head injuries and died on the spot.

Using their official Twitter handle, police confirmed the incident saying the accused, Mornington Bagu, is a suspected mental patient.

“On 29 December 2022, Police in Kadoma arrested a suspected mentally challenged man, Mornington Bagu (21), for a case of murder in which he allegedly struck his cousin, a two-year-old male infant, twice on the head with a hoe at Plot 88 Whally Range, Gweshe. The victim, who sustained deep cuts on the head, died on the spot,” police said.

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