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By Noah Pito 20/08/17 P4

A 62-year-old woman allegedly murdered her one-year-old grandchild, claiming he was the son of husband had with their daughter-in-law. Susan Madeko of Tanhara Village was remanded in custody when she appeared before Karoi magistrate Mr Sam Chitumwa last week, charged with murder. Prosecutor Mr Gerald Dhamusi told the court that Madeko stormed her son Divine Rapaya’s home on August 10, claiming the infant was his father’s son. On August 13 she returned allegedly screaming “ndoda ropa rangu! (I want my blood!)” and snatched the infant and slammed her repeatedly against the ground. The infant was pronounced dead on arrival at Karoi Hospital.