Police in Midlands have appealed to the general public to observe Biblical ideas when resolving their variations as a substitute of utilizing to violence.
The clarion name by the Zimbabwe Republic Police follows a rise in homicide instances within the province particularly in Mberengwa and Gokwe districts.
Midlands provincial police spokesperson Emmanuel Mahoko stated as a substitute of resorting to violence, individuals with variations should as a substitute discover a mediator to assist them resolve their variations.
“Life is valuable. We name upon each one wherever you might be to all the time act in ways in which protect lives. Violence won’t ever be an appropriate means of resolving variations,” he instructed NewZimbabwe.com this week.
“Every time there are variations individuals ought to sit down and discuss. The phrase of God within the Bible directs that when two individuals fail to agree on something, they need to name for a 3rd particular person to mediate over their challenge,” Mahoko stated.
His plea comes as police in Midlands are investigating two separate homicide instances the place two males have been assaulted to loss of life one at Makandise Bottle Retailer, Poland enterprise Centre in Mberengwa and one other at Village Siyamanonzi Village, below Chief Mukoka in Gokwe.
“Within the first case, the deceased has been recognized as Godfrey Mangena a male grownup of Madhala Village, below Chief Mataruse, Mberengwa,” stated Mahoko.
“It was reported that he was assaulted utilizing a metal chair on the top and suffered a fractured scalp. He was rushed to Matibi Hospital the place he was pronounced useless on arrival. The incident occurred on 8 April 2021 at about 2000 hours.
“The suspect within the case, Lawrence Maphosa aged 22 years of Tofa Village, below Chief Negove, Mberengwa was arrested and is in police custody.”
Mahoko added within the second case a person from Gokwe died after being struck with an axe following an undisclosed dispute.
“Within the second case, a person recognized as Sizani Sibelo aged 30, died on the spot from accidents he sustained after being struck with an axe by his brother following a dispute over an undisclosed matter at Siyamanzi Village below Chief Mukoka, Gokwe.
“The suspect within the matter handed himself over to the police and was subsequently arrested. He was recognized as Khangelani Sibelo aged 40 years of the identical tackle. He’s in police custody. This occurred on 7 April 2021.”