Epworth woman commits suicide in Police Cells


AN EPWORTH woman reportedly committed suicide in police cells after being arrested for attacking her hubby.

Anna Mugabe,22,crushed her husband’s te_sticles after an altercation over marital issues not revealed.The hubby ,Simeon Magasa,32,is battling for his life at a hospital in Harare.

“I can confirm she committed suicide because of problems at their house which led to violence,”said national police spokesperson Senior Assistant Commissioner Charity Charamba.


She confirmed regular checks had been made by police details when she was in the cells.

Anna used a blanket to end her life yesterday.

Sources said the altercation before the suicide started at their home in Epworth.

“At first the wife took an axe to try and attack the husband.The man managed to wrestle away the axe.But the women then pulled his testicles with her hands until he was greatly injured,”said the source.

“He was taken to hospital before the matter was reported to the police.The woman was then arrested.”

Source-H Metro

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