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Shurugwi village head in court for selling stray goats

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Shurugwi village head in court for selling stray goats



SHURUGWI – A Shurugwi village head who sold stray goats is in court facing stock theft charges.
Simbarashe Vhiya (34) of Vhiya Village, Chief Nhema is appearing before Shurugwi Magistrate Sithabile Zungula.
It is the State case that 12 goats strayed into his village last year and he misrepresented that the goats belonged to him.
He teamed up with Obert Mugazambi and Katazo Mugwira on February 23, 2024, and sold three goats to Tamuka Mabhonga who owns a butchery at Tongogara Business Center. Vhiya purported to be the goats’ owner.
The goats were identified as stray by Sivangani Chiwenga, a villager and a Police constabulary who filed a report with the Police.
Police recovered the goats from Mabhonga before he had slaughtered them and arrested Vhiya.

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