Police officers arrested for murder

arrestBULAWAYO - A senior Bulawayo Provincial Magistrate, John Masimba, has ordered the arrest of five police officers based at Bulawayo Central police station for the murder of two suspected armed robbers in March last year.

In his ruling on Friday after an inquest into the death of suspected armed robbers, Jabulani Quenten Sibanda and Nehemiah Temai Vumbunu, Magistrate Masimba directed the Attorney General’s Office to immediately institute investigations into the pair’s deaths with a view of prosecuting detective Inspector Phillip Tada and four other junior police officers based at Bulawayo Central Police stations homicide section.

The Inquest came after Sibanda’s family said they have evidence that Inspector Tada and his team from Bulawayo Central police station’s homicide section tortured their son and Vumbunu to death on 9 March 2009.

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