A popular Madziwa fisherman was killed by a crocodile while fishing at the Eben Dam on Saturday morning.

Masauso Sango (36) of Gombora village under Chief Nyamaropa was attacked while fishing at the crocodile-infested dam. Three other fishermen, who were present during the attack, tried to rescue him from the reptile’s jaws, but failed.

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Mashonaland Central acting police spokesperson Assistant Inspector Petros Masikati confirmed the incident and warned fishermen to desist from fishing in dangerous waters. He confirmed by saying:

“I can confirm that Sango was killed by a crocodile while fishing in the crocodile-infested dam. As police, we urge people not to fish in these crocodile-infested dams as they expose their lives to danger”.

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