CHIPINGE – A 14-year-old boy doing Grade 7 at Singizi Primary School under Chief Mutema in Ward 6 drowned on Monday last week while swimming in Sweep Acres Dam along Chinyaukona River.
Efforts to get a comment from the Police were futile.
Sources said that Achieford went swimming with a friend at the dam when he slipped into the dam.
The friend tried to rescue him to no avail.
“It is a very tragic incident for the school to lose a child of such a tender age in such a mishap,” said a teacher who requested anonymity.