A Chiredzi farmer has allegedly hacked to death his girlfriend with a machete. He suspected the woman of having an affair with another man.
The police officers from the area have launched a manhunt for Brighton Bhasikiti, the 30-year-old farmer from Hippo Valley Estates. He went missing after having killed his 17-year-old girlfriend.
According to police spokesperson Assistant Inspector Kudakwashe Dehwa, the officers were looking for the suspect in Hippo Valley.
“Bhasikiti suspected that his girlfriend was having an affair with another man. At around 2am, a misunderstanding arose between the two.”
The victim allegedly tried to seek rescue in the neighbour’s house. He was also allegedly struck in the head by the killer.