A suspected murderer in Mudzi appeared before Mutoko magistrates courts today after he allegedly axed his father to death and removed the deceased’s testicles.
Tonderai Mariwo (33) was not asked to plead to a murder charge before magistrate Elijah Sibanda. He was remanded in custody to 16 December 2022 to allow police to finalise investigations.
He was advised to apply for bail at High Court before being remanded in custody to December 16.
Prosecutor Nathan Majuru alleged around 10 am today Tonderai struck Oliver Mariwo once with an axe before pulling a kitchen knife which he used to cut Oliver’s head. The prosecutor requested that accuses be examined by two doctors as it appears he has mental health issues.
He subsquently removed the deceased’s testicles and left thumb before putting the body parts in a bucket.
Tonderai’s mother Josephine Nyamimbi filed a police report leading to the arrest of the suspect