The Sunday Mail
A 24-year-old Buhera woman has been arrested for allegedly crushing the heads of her two kids against a rock during prayer session in Mashangana Village after allegedly being told to do so by voices in her head.
One child died on the spot.
In a statement, the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) said Mary Rukobo has since been charged with murder.
“Police in Muzokomba have arrested Mary Rukobo (24) in connection with a case of murder which occurred on January 19, 2023 at Mashangana Village, Buhera.
“The suspect allegedly confessed to some villagers that she crushed the heads of her two kids against a rock several times during a prayer session after hearing a voice to kill all the kids,” said police in a statement.
“One of the kids, two-months-old, sustained head injuries and died on the spot, while another kid aged two sustained a swollen head and was admitted at Murambinda Mission Hospital.”