23-Year-Old strikes mum to death over household chores


The Police in Zimbabwe have taken into custody a 23-year-old man who reportedly struck his mother to death with a hoe, over a heated argument that erupted after he refused to undertake a domestic chore he had been asked to do.
The suspect, Michael Mutsvairo who is suspected to be mentally-challenged had been asked to water the garden, a task he had vehemently refused to do carryout
Michael and his mother, Francisca Nyamasoka prior to the incident lived in Mushaninga Village in Dema, under Chief Seke.
Bulawayo24 reports that Mashonaland East acting provincial police spokesperson, Assistant Inspector Tendai Mwanza confirmed the incident, which occurred last Sunday.
Mutsvairo, who is believed to be under psychiatric care, allegedly struck his mother three times on the head, inflicting deep cuts.
The now-deceased was later rushed to Chitungwiza General Hospital, where she was pronounced dead on arrival, leading to the accused's arrest. 

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