Illegal miner trapped to death

By Tarisai Mudahondo

An illegal Bindura miner was trapped to death yesterday after an idle shaft collapsed.

Prince Mukungu (21) of Garikai stands Bindura died on the spot when a 10 metre idle shaft collapsed.

Mashonaland Central deputy police spokesperson Assistant Inspector Fedelis Dhewu confirmed the case.

It is further alleged that the body was retrieved by artisanal miners and taken to Bindura hospital for postmortem.

Police warned to desist from illegal mining and urged them to regularize their operations.

Tendai Guvamombe