ZRP releases Easter holiday casualties’ names

By Phillipa Jaja

THE Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has announced the names of the sixteen (16) Easter holiday victims who died in two fatal accidents along the Harare-Masvingo Road and Mvuma-Gweru Road.

The names have been released amidst reiterated calls for drivers to exercise extreme caution on the county’s roads to safeguard human lives.

Ten (10) victims died in a in a fatal road accident which occurred on 7 April 2023 at the 193.5 kilometre peg along Harare-Masvingo Road while six victims were killed in a road traffic accident which occurred at the 5km peg along Mvuma-Gweru Road on 9 April 2023.

The Harare-Masvingo victims have been positively identified by their next of kin and are as follows:

Alfred Nyoni (42), a male adult of Gokwe Centre

Peter Maputi (49), a male adult of Chegutu

Elizabeth Siwela (67), a female adult of Mavuyani Village, Gokwe North

Fadzai Chikono (48) a female adult of Mafumo Village, Gokwe North

Tawanda Chazunguza, a male adult of Chazunguza Village, Gokwe

Farai Chinyama (65), a male adult of Nyamavhumbo Village, Gokwe North

Godloves Zhou, a male infant aged 4 months of Murunga Village, Gokwe North

Mika Sibanda (45), a male adult of Goremusandu Village, Gokwe North

Juliet Chauke, a female adult of Gokwe.

The Mvuma-Gweru victims have been positively identified by their next of kin and are as follows:

Nompumelelo Dube, a female infant aged 1 year of Cowdray Park, Bulawayo

Fisani Gumbo (31) of Cowdray Park Bulawayo

Dinha Mabhena a female adult of Pumula South Bulawayo,

Kudzai Mbirimi (56) a female adult of Emganwini, Bulawayo,

Thembelethu Nkomo, a male adult of Nkulumane, Bulawayo   

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