A Zvishavane taxi driver ,Tasaranago Chingoka allegedly committed suicide by consuming a pesticide. It is said that he killed himself at Mufandaedza Mbizvo’s residence a senior municipal police ,who is alleged to have instructed his surbodinates to clamp his taxi in the CBD.
Frustrated by the Council cops move to clamp his taxi ,the now deceased Chingoka (41) reportedly bought Dimethate pesticide and proceeded to the municipal police supervisors house where he consumed the poison in protest.
Chingoka was pronounced dead on admission at Zvishavane District Hospital where he had been rushed to in an ambulance.
“Police who attended the scene found Mr Mbizvo’s house still smelling of the pesticide .A post mortem conducted was also consistent with sudden death due to poisoning,” said the acting police spokesperson Assistant Inspector Ethel Mukwende.