RUSAPE politician and farmer, Cde Nathaniel Mhiripiri was found dead at his Abeid Farm 10km along Rusape- Mutare Highway, three days after he went missing. He was famous for operation wakavoter papi in 2008.
The cause of his death is yet to be confirmed, but detectives who spoke to The Manica Post at the scene said preliminary investigations were pointing to murder.
His decomposing body was found near a stream a few metres from the main road which lead to his farm house. His relatives reported him missing to the police yesterday (Monday) and a search was launched at his farm.
His body was found body lying under a tree in a ‘dried’ pool of blood. His body was conveyed to Rusape General Hospital for post-mortem.
Cde Mhiripiri was also Zanu PF Manicaland provincial secretary for Labour and Social Welfare.
More details to follow………………
- Manica Post