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Biti's brother caught driving a 'stolen' car

by Staff reporter
09 Aug 2018 at 08:28hrs | Views
MDC Alliance co-principal Tendai Biti's brother, Stephen Tirivangani Biti was Wednesday dragged to court after he was allegedly caught driving a stolen car.

Tirivangani appeared before Harare magistrate Milton Serima being charged with contravening the Customs and Exercise Act, alternatively, smuggling.

He was released on $50 bail before he was remanded to September 4 for trial commencement.

According to State papers, on August 6, at Mazowe Service Station, Biti was stopped by some police operatives on suspicions he was driving a stolen vehicle, a VW Golf 4.

The court heard that police checked the vehicle's status using registration numbers AEI 2066 and it reflected a vehicle with totally different particulars, a Toyota Conquest registered in Chali Marowa's name.

Upon further questioning, he failed to give a satisfactory answer, leading to his arrest.

The matter has been postponed to September 4.

Sebastian Mutizirwa prosecuted.

Source - newzimbabwe
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