HB 030-18 THE STATE versus IRVENE MOYO

THE STATE

versus

IRVENE MOYO

 

HIGH COURT OF ZIMBABWE

MOYO J

GWERU 5 FEBRUARY 2018

 

 

Criminal Trial

 

M Shumba for the state

W T Davira for the accused

 

 

            MOYO J:       Accused is charged with murder it being alleged that on 1 March 2013, he assaulted the deceased Charlton Ncube with a stone on the head resulting in deceased’s death from injuries he sustained in the assault.

            He pleaded not guilty to murder but offered a limited plea to the charge of culpable homicide.  The state counsel accepted this limited a plea.  A statement of agreed facts was drawn and tendered.  It was marked exhibit 1.  The post mortem report was also tendered and marked exhibit 2.  It gives the cause of death as

-           Subarchanoid haemorrhage

-           Depressed skull fracture

-           Blunt force trauma

-           Homicide

-           The stone that was used to assault deceased was tendered and marked exhibit 3

-           The knife that deceased had on the day in question was marked exhibit 4.

 

            The statement of agreed facts reads as follows in terms of material respects;

1.         Accused is Irvene Moyo who resides in Matiye Village, Headman Madigane, Chief Sogwala in Lower Gweru and was 22 years old at that material time.

 

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