A man has brutally murdered his own mother splashing her brain on the floor before killing two other women.
Macala Tavengwa Chituso was apprehended after the deadly actPeople in Lower Gweru village of Kenya were left in shock after a 34-year-old man suspected to be mentally deranged allegedly strangled his motherwith his bare hands before fatally axing two neighbours.
According to The Chronicle, villagers teamed up to subdue Macala Tavengwa Chituso after the gruesome killings on Wednesday at around 2PM.It was gathered that the man had made a hit list of six people he wanted tokill, according to villagers.
He had managed to kill his mother Julia Chituso(74), Emily Moyo (72) and Nancy Moyo (54) who are sisters, at the time of his arrest.
According to Mr Collen Moyo, a villager and brother-in-law to Nancy and Emily, Macala — who has a previous conviction of malicious damage to property after axing three beasts belonging to a villager — was a troubled soul who should have been admitted to a mental institution.
“He met Nancy and struck her on the centre of the head with an axe beforestriking Emily just above the right ear. Both died on the spot,”said Mr Moyo.“He then went after a herdboy brandishing the bloodied axe.
He was shouting that he had killed three people including his mother and wanted to kill three more.”Mr Moyo said Macala told villagers he killed his mother because she refused to give him food.“He said he killed the others over personal issues,”he added.Mr Khemesi Tshuma, the village head, said they were in mourning and everyone was shocked by the grisly murders.
According to him, Nancy’s brains were splattered on the ground while Emily’s face was almost divided into two parts.“I’ll never forget the hair-raising sight of the bodies for as long as I live,”MrKhemesi said.