Review and Mail Writer
Tapiwa Makore’s accused killers, Tafadzwa Shamba (40), and Tapiwa Makore Snr (60), have been found guilty and sentenced to death by High Court judge Justice Munamato Mutevedzi.
Justice was finally served by the court which highlighted aggravating circumstances in Tapiwa’s brutal murder case.
During the trial, the court uncovered the gruesome details of the ritualistic killing that shook the nation.
It was revealed that Tafadzwa Shamba, the prime suspect, and Tapiwa Makore Snr, the boy’s uncle, drugged, killed, and mutilated young Tapiwa for ritual purposes, with the intention of benefiting Tapiwa Snr’s cabbage business.
The court emphasized the aggravating circumstances surrounding the murder, stating that it was premeditated and meticulously planned. The use of illicit brew as a form of torture further intensified the severity of the crime.