An ex-police officer is on the run after shooting and killing a prophet at a shrine before killing the officer in charge of Wedza Police Station on Friday afternoon.
He further shot dead another victim while fleeing the scene.
The suspect, Jaison Muvhevi, killed Inspector Hove after killing the prophet.
National Police Spokesperson, Assistant Commissioner, Paul Nyathi, confirmed the incident.
“The Zimbabwe Republic Police is urgently appealing for information which may immediately lead to the arrest of a suspect who is driving a Toyota Allion, new shape, white in colour registration number AFW 7641.
“The suspect went to an apostolic sect church gathering in Wedza today at 2.30pm and fatally shot a prophet.
“He then pounced on police officers who had reacted to the shooting and shot dead Officer-in-Charge Wedza and another policeman (who is critically injured).”
Ass Comm Nyathi said investigations are underway.
“The suspect drove to Mukamba Business Centre where he shot another person dead and drove away.
“The suspect is currently on the run and the public is urged to approach him with extreme caution.
‘The public is urged to report at any nearest police station the possible location of the suspect or contact the National Complaints Desk.”
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