By Sukuoluhle Ndlovu
Masvingo – 46 year old woman from Village Mhonde, Headman Madamombe under chief Chivi was bitten by a scorpion and died the following day.
The incident happened at around 9 in the evening as confirmed by the Masvingo Police Spokesperson,Inspector Charity Mazula.
Filda Makoti was seated at her homestead in the company of her husband, Tobias Chindakunda(48). The two were sitting in their kitchen and Filda was resting against the wall and that is when she was bitten by a scorpion at the back,” said Mazula.
It is reported that her husband rushed with her to Mhandamabwe clinic after killing the scorpion. Filda was referred to Chivi District hospital the following day where she was admitted and she passed on during midnight.
Incidents of debts as a result of insect bites have been on the rise lately.