MUTARE - Two men from Nyamadzawo village under chief Marange have appeared before Mutare magistrate Perseverance Makala facing charges of stock theft involving two cows and one heifer.
Noah Mushipe and Innocent Marumbi (37) were charged for contravening Section 114 of the Criminal Law (Codification and Reform) Act and were given $100 bail each.
The State alleges that on December 26, 2018, Marumbi approached Nicholas Masiye (32) selling a heifer and Masiye bought it for $300.
Mushipe and Marumbi are also accused of stealing two cows from Agnes Mafararikwa of Taguta village under chief Marange.
One of the cows has been missing since November 2018 while the other one was recovered on March 22 when Mafararikwa heard that the two accused were apprehended for stock theft by the community.
The two were taken to the police leading to their arrest.