A police officer who was at his duty post has been trampled to death by an elephant which came charging at him.
An elephant trampled to death a police officer on duty at Rimai base along the Zimbabwe Mozambique border yesterday evening.
According to ZBC, the body of the police officer was discovered today.
Officials at the Cicil Kopje Nature Reserve, the licence holder of the game park, had left the game park gates open leading to the elephants straying into the law enforcement patrolling area.
The Minister of State for Manicaland Province, Mandi Chimene and service chiefs visited the scene of the accident and castigated the game park officials for being negligent.
The name of the police officer is being withheld until his next of keen are informed.