A 28-year-old pastor has been brutally murdered after he was caught cheating with a married woman in Greencroft on Tuesday evening. According to H-Metro, the unidentified man believed to be a church leader in Chitungwiza, Zimbabwe was spotted by the woman's husband. Fadzai Rato's husband Shepherd Rato, 43 caught the man of God caressing and fondling Fadzai inside the car near a car park. It was gathered that Shepherd engaged the cheating duo in a speed chase along Sherwood Drive and Fadzai, who was behind the wheels, turned into a closed road before her vehicle fell into a ditch and they were caught.
Angry and bitter, Shepherd dragged the suspect and bundled him into his vehicle and disappeared from the scene only to come back to dump the man at the accident scene, severely assaulted. The pastor was beaten to a pulp and left unconscious before he was rushed to Parirenyatwa Group of Hospital where he later died.
However, the police went after the woman's husband and arrested him. National police spokesperson, Chief Superintendent Paul Nyathi confirmed the arrest, urging members of the public to seek assistance from the police or elders in marital disputes.
“Zimbabwe republic Police is investigating a murder case involving a victim who was spotted in a company of a married woman,’ said Chief Supt Nyathi. “The accused person, who was on separation with his wife for five months, side swiped the vehicle being driven by his wife leading the car to fall into a ditch.
“The deceased took to his heels and the accused persons is reported to have hired 5 men who helped him in assaulting the deceased and later dumped him at the accident scene. “The deceased was taken to Parirenyatwa Group of hospitals where he later died and investigations are being conducted,” said Chief Supt Nyathi.