Man commits suicide after kidnapping police officer


A Rusape motor mechanic Cosmas Mufambi (34) kidnapped a female traffic officer, threw her  out of his moving vehicle seriously injuring her.

However, Mufambi later hung himself and his wife found him in  Lakeview area of Rusape Dam hanging from a tree with his neck tied by a rope last Wednesday morning, Manica Post reported.Hanging

Police had launched a manhunt for him.According to reports, Mufambi had been arrested at Panmart Supermarket for a traffic offence but failed to raise the required spot fine and a policewoman was tasked to accompany him to Rusape Central Police Station for the opening of a docket against him.

Rusape District police spokesman Assistant Inspector Muzondiwa Clean confirmed the incident saying the police officer was admitted at Rusape General Hospital.