A 26-year-old man, Alois Nduna, dubbed “vampire killer”, has confessed to raping, killing and draining the blood of 12 women in central and southern Zimbabwe.
Ndunga told a court in Masvingo that he was a Satanist, and drank the blood of his victims to make him stronger.
Recounting how he killed 26-year-old Beauty Hove on April 25, Nduna told Masvingo magistrate Langton Ndokera: “I grabbed Hove and bit her on the neck after which I started sucking her blood until she lost consciousness.”
“She fell down and that’s when I stopped sucking her blood,” he said.
At the hearing, Nduna was remanded in custody until May 26.
Police are investigating whether Nduna is behind a string of murders in Masvingo and other areas.
Nduna was arrested in a nightclub in Mvuma, central Zimbabwe, last week.