Two children from Javas Pre-school in Chiredzi town allegedly suffocated to death after the owner of the Pre-school, Mrs Zhuwakina Javangwe allegedly forgot them in a Honda Fit trunk where she had told them to sit this Tuesday morning.
Masvingo Provincial Police Spokesperson, Inspector Kudakwashe Dhewa confirmed the incident, saying Mrs Javangwe later discovered that she had forgotten four children she had put in the car trunk around 10am when she was about to clean the car.
After coming to her realization, it is alleged that she then removed the four minors, two boys and two girls, from the trunk and the boys were resuscitated and regained consciousness.
Unfortunately, the two girls Lynet Musungatu aged 4 and Celine Shiri (3) were pronounced dead upon arrival at Chiredzi District Hospital.
In other news, an unidentified teenage boy was on Monday found dead in a girl’s toilet at Ntutha Primary school, Bulawayo.
Bulawayo provincial deputy education director Thabani Sibanda confirmed the development saying;
“We passed by the school where the body was found in the morning. Police were told about it and they said they were waiting for those working under the criminal investigation to attend to the scene.
The body was spotted by school children visiting the lavatory in the morning. The ministry had to send the children back home for their safety.”
The police are investigating the incident as details on circumstances leading to his death are yet to be established