Police in Bindura are investigating a suspected murder case following the discovery of a body which has been identified as that of Lovemore Rutsito, aged 61, of Nyamuyambuka Village under Chief Bushu.

In an interview with ZBC News, Mashonaland Central acting police spokesperson, Assistant Inspector Petros Masikati said Rutsito is suspected to have been violently attacked last Friday while returning from a beer drink at Burutsai Shopping Centre in Chevakadzi Resettlement Area.

He said the deceased’s body, which had head injuries and bruises indicating signs of a struggle, was discovered hidden in some bushes the following day by a search party.

Assistant Inspector Masikati said police attended the scene and the body was taken to Bindura Hospital Mortuary for post mortem, adding that investigations are continuing.