Zanu PF official killed by Teacher


At Mwenezi East school, a teacher allegedly stabbed and killed a Zanu PF official on Friday as they were duscussing ballot papers in the just-ended Zanu PF District Coordinating Committee (DCCs) elections as he was allegedly to be loud and making noise.


Cde Kennias Dzingirai (35), the Zanu PF ward 13 chairman in Chingwizi, Mwenezi East, was stabbed in the chest and stomach, by accused Paulosi Mangoma (40), a teacher at Batanai Primary School in the area and died.


Commissioner Paul Nyathi, National Police spokesperson assistant said Mangoma was arrested and would appear in court soon.


“The suspect, a teacher at Batanai Primary School in the Chingwizi area, is assisting police with investigations and will appear in court soon charged with murder,” said Asst Comm Nyathi.


According police investigations, Cde Dzingirai and some associates were attacked at a tuckshop in the Chingwizi area were they were discussing the delivery of ballot papers to the party’s elections command centre in the constituency.


It is said Mangoma interrupted the discussion between Cde Dzingirai and his colleagues and blamed them of disturbing his peace, then a fist-fight broke out between Cde Dzingirai and Mangoma occured.


Others tried to stop the fight and managed to restrain the two. Mangoma went home, but returned armed with a kitchen knife, aiming straight at Cde Dzingirai and stabbed him in the chest and stomach.


Cde Dzingirai collapsed and he died on the spot and they reported to police leading to Mangoma’s arrest and the body was taken to a mortuary and nos awaits a post-mortem.

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