Nemamwa Man Hangs Himself At Masvingo Central Police Station
A man from Nemamwa in Masvingo Province who was in the docks on fraud allegations reportedly committed suicide by hanging himself at Masvingo Central Police station, TellZim reports.
23-year-old Promise Mberi was found hanging in a police cell on 16 August 2020 after he had been locked up the previous day on allegations of defrauding business owners by purchasing goods using fraudulent EcoCash transactions.
Mberi, who hanged himself on the cell burglar bars using his trousers was picked up by detectives at Nemamwa Growth Point after being he was arrested for allegedly editing old EcoCash messages to make new purchases.
Masvingo provincial ZRP spokesperson Chief Inspector Charity Mazula said they do not have such a case at their offices.