Crime & courts

Woman rushed to hospital with axe stuck in head

Police have launched a manhunt for a Chisuma man who allegedly axed his elder sister following a domestic dispute over payment for dipping chemicals.

The incident occurred on Monday evening in Chisuma under Chief Mvuthu and Ms Henrietta Tshuma (44) was rushed to Victoria Falls Hospital on Monday evening with the axe still stuck in her head.


She was yesterday transferred to Mpilo Central Hospital in Bulawayo and was said to be in a critical condition battling for her life


Members of the community told police that Godknows Tshuma (32) is a known mentally challenged patient who sometimes sleeps in the bush.




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