(Last Updated on December 29, 2020 by GERALD NCUBE)
HARARE – Thirty-eight-year-old Sergeant Tichaona Chirinhe has been arrested after he shot his wife and fellow police officer Sgt Juliana Chirinhe recently in their home in Chitungwiza.
Juliana Chirinhe (37) was shot in the abdomen and was rushed to Parirenytwa Group Of Hospitals but died upon arrival.
Sources close say the two were quarrelling and the wife was being accused of infidelity.
Zimbabwe Republic Police national spokesperson, Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi confirmed the incident.
“The Zimbabwe Republic Police would like to confirm the death of a female police officer alleged to have been shot by her husband yesterday.
“The deceased and the accused person were reported to have been on night duty and met at their house where the incident occurred.
“Their neighbours were reported to have spotted the two walking together and later heard a gunshot at their house,” said Ass Comm Nyathi.
Assistant Commissioner Nyathi also confirmed that the accused had been arrested and that investigation was underway.
“Sgt Chirinhe stationed at CPU in Harare has been arrested and is expected to appear in court soon. Zimbabwe Republic Police do not condone misuse of firearms and domestic violence.
“Investigations are in progress to ascertain circumstances leading to the loss of life, ” he added.