The trio were part of a group of seven accused of murdering the police officer in 2011.

They are Glenview Ward 32 Councillor Last Maengehama, Tungamirai Madzokere and Yvonne Musarurwa. After going through lengthy trial, High Court judge, Justice Chinembiri Bhunu on Tuesday finally found the trio guilty of murder with actual intent.

They are due for sentencing this Thursday. However, Phineas Nhatarikwa was convicted of a lesser offence of aiding the committing of the offence. Those freed were Lazarus Maengehama, Paul Rukanda and Edwin Muingiri