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Man arrested after he pulled gun on wife, fires shot into air

Police in Mutare have arrested a 38 year old man for unlawful possession of a firearm after he threatened to kill his wife following a misunderstanding.

In a statement, the police said they arrested Blessing Mavaraidzo for illegal gun possession after he discharged a shot into the air during a domestic dispute.

The authorities said they were yet to ascertain the cause of the scuffle but had recovered a pistol and some ammunition.

“On Monday April 10, police in Mutare acted on a tip-off and arrested Blessing Mavaraidzo for unlawful possession of a firearm.

“The suspect had threatened his wife and fired a shot in the air after a misunderstanding over an unknown issue. Police recovered a Blow FN 92 Pistol loaded with a magazine of three rounds and one spent cartridge,” read the statement.

Meanwhile, Police in Glendale arrested a security guard after he lost his gun at a bus termini.

“On Sunday April 9, police in Glendale arrested Edwin Tafi for failure to secure a firearm. The suspect, who is a security guard, allegedly lost a browning pistol loaded with a magazine of five rounds at Tsungubvi bus termini,” police said.

The authorities said the pistol has since been recovered.

In other news – Zimbabwe Netball player collapsed and died during a training session

Zimbabwean netball and Platinum Queens player Sibekezelo Ncube has passed away after collapsing during a training session. The atalented player who had represented her country at the international level and was highly regarded within the Zimbabwean netball community.

The tragic incident occurred during a training session with her team, the Platinum Queens, . According to reports, Ncube suddenly collapsed and was rushed to the hospital, where she was pronounced dead on arrival.Learn More

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