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Bikita child murder, one suspect arrested

By Victor Maphosa

Police have arrested a suspect in connection with the alleged gruesome murder of a 6-year-old girl from Bikita, in Masvingo.

Dangling-handcuffsMitchel Musharu was reported missing on April 17, 2021 at Nyika Growth Point where her parents own a shop.

Her body was found, six days later tied in a sack and dumped in a sceptic tank, at the back of her parents’ shop, in a decomposing state.

As police intensify investigations in the murder case, a suspect, Idea Zerezai (28) has been arrested and is now assisting police with investigations.

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National police spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi confirmed the arrest to The Herald.

“The police have so far arrested Idea Zerezai in connection with the 6-year-old’s murder. He is now assisting with investigations.

“We are still conducting investigations into the matter,” Asst Comm Nyathi said. The Herald