themselves, peeped into Mr. Kazingachire‟s stalled car. Thinking that they were carjackers, Mr. Kazingachire started his car intending to drive off. 4. The Complainant submits that one of the men from the Toyota Venture pulled out a firearm and fired a shot at Mr. Kazingachire‟s car. Mr. Kazingachire‟s son, Beavan T Kazingachire, who was in the back seat, was shot. Mr. Kazingachire persuaded the men to take his son to hospital. He AC HP R was pronounced dead on arrival at the hospital. A pathologist who conducted the post mortem on the son concluded that Beavan T Kazingachire died of “severe haemorrhage secondary to gunshot wound injuries”. 5. The Complainant alleges that it was at the hospital that Mr. Kazingachire learnt that the men were policemen after they produced their identity cards. The Complainant argues that the shooting was unlawful and a display of excessive use of force. Munyaradzi Never Chitsenga 6. The Complainant submits that Munyaradzi Never Chitsenga (the deceased) was a motor mechanic. It alleges that on 14 March 2001, the deceased was working on a motor vehicle, a Toyota Cressida brought for repairs by one Sydon Chiwindi. The deceased was test-driving the car on the same day along Badza Street in Zengeza when he met policemen in a Land Rover truck who fired at the Toyota Cressida. The deceased then abandoned the car and tried to seek refuge at a nearby house by jumping over the fence. 7. The Complainant alleges that a police officer pulled the deceased down from the fence and shot him in the head at point blank range. According 2

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