$1 debt cost man his life

A local man killed his friend after he failed to pay back a $1 debt.

Police said Jevas Mutsvatse (23) murdered Justin Benjamin (60) of Chikomwe village for asking him to pay back the $1 he owed his wife. Manicaland police spokesperson, Inspector Leonard Chabata, said the two were drinking beer together at Mutsvatse’s home when Benjamin asked his friend about the debt.

A verbal altercation ensured after Mutsvatse refused to re-pay the money. This spiralled out of control and let to Mutsvatsve strangling Benjamin to death.

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