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TWO ZIM BROTHERS JAILED IN THE UK

TWO ZIM BROTHERS JAILED IN THE UK

TWO ZIM BROTHERS JAILED IN THE UK

Two Zimbabwean brothers have been jailed in the UK following a horrific machete attack.

Benedict Zvekare flew into a rage after a rock was thrown at the front passenger window of his older brother’s BMW.. He attacked the victim with a machete.

The attack, which happened on September 28 last year, was captured on video footage from a fire engine.

A detective told the court :“Zvekare stopped his vehicle and got out, wildly brandishing a machete and shouting. He then began to chase after the group was joined by another man who was carrying a metal bar.

Zvekare pursued his victim along the road, hitting him across the head with the machete, sending him flying to the ground. The victim’s ordeal did not end there, he was kicked and stabbed whilst lying at the men’s feet.

The victim suffered serious injuries in the attack, including stab wounds and multiple rib fractures.

Benedict (25) was found guilty of attempted murder by a majority of 11-1 and was jailed for 20 years. His older brother Blessing
Zvekare was unanimously found guilty of assisting an offender and their friend Arif Chohan was found guilty of assisting an offender by a majority of 11-1.

Blessing Zvekare, 31, was jailed for three years and Chohan, 41, was jailed for two-and-a-half years.

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