Liberation war hero Major Warren Hapureni who died last Friday has been laid to rest at the Harare Provincial Heroes Acre with full military honours.

Hundreds of people thronged the cemetery to bid farewell to Cde Hapureni.

Representing Harare Metropolitan Province Minister of State, Cde Miriam Chikukwa, deputy director in her office, Mr Ignatius Mungure described the late Cde Hapureni as a dedicated and hardworking man who was loyal for his country until his death.

Family representatives said they have lost a unifier, a friend and a figure father.

Cde Hapureni’s Chimurenga name was Cde Artwell Chitepo.

He was born on the 29th of June in 1959.

He joined the liberation struggle in 1976 and the Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA) in 1980 where he served in several units until his time of death.

Cde Harupeni is survived by wife Grace and 8 children and 10 grandchildren.