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Harare man 78, accidentally shoots son, 46, de@d while driving baboons off farm

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Mistaken identity … a 78-year-old man faces murder for killing son under belief he was shooting at baboons

HARARE – A father has been arrested after mistakenly shooting his son dead while driving baboons off their fields.

Isaac Nyakurerwa, 78, of Headlands in Manicaland province has been charged with m_rder, national police spokesman Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi said.

Nyathi said Nyakurerwa and his son, 46-year-old Innocent Nyakurerwa were chasing a troop of baboons off their fields at Fairfield farm when he accidentally shot him.

“Police have since arrested the father in connection with the m_rder,” Nyathi added.

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