Gumbura dies from Covid-19 in prison


By Silence Mugadzaweta
Incarcerated leader of the RMG Independent End Time Message Church of Zimbabwe, Robert Martin Gumbura has died.

Gumbura died of Covid-19 related complications at Chikurubi Maximum Prison today.

Confirming his death, Zimbabwe Prison and Correctional Service (ZPCS) said he died in the afternoon at the prison hospital.

“As ZPCS we would like to inform the nation that one of our long serving inmate Martin Robert Gumbura has passed on this afternoon at Chikurubi Maximum hospital. He succumbed to Covid-19 complications. The next of kin has been advised. Our deepest condolences to the bereaved family,” ZPCS said in a statement.

Gumbura was serving a 40 year jail term after he was convicted on four counts of rape and one count of illegally possessing pornographic material in 2014.

He leaves behind 11 wives and 30 children.

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