“The misunderstanding followed Clarice’s decision to dump him on claims that she couldn’t be with a police officer anymore as he wouldn’t afford her upkeep,” said a police officer who preferred anonymity.
"Don’t bother yourselves looking for my body. When you get to Mvuma, turn towards Gweru. Less than a kilometre away, there is a car by the road side to the left."About 12 minutes later at 22:11PM, he sent a second message which read:
“Ndafira Clarice Sagiya (I died because of Clarice Sagiya).”Miss Sagiya allegedly took a phone with the messages to a police station, leading to the location of the body.
“Marapira impregnated Clarice and after that he paid lobola for her. Furthermore he took her to school and was paying her tuition fees.”The source said Cst Marapira’s family suspects that he was killed. Efforts to get a comment from Miss Sagiya were fruitless as a man kept answering her phone and saying he was far from where she was.
“Maybe you can contact the station for further details,” she said.At Masvingo police station, a Sergeant Cripen Gwashu said they had not yet confirmed the matter.
“We’re still dealing with hearsay and are investigating if it indeed happened. At the moment I can’t comment,” he said.
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