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Drug taking prison officer nabbed

by Simbarashe Sithole
04 Dec 2023 at 10:04hrs | Views
Pelandaba based Prison officer who was abusing drugs and went awol for close to a month has been arrested.

Aurthur Malundi (25) was dragged to Plumtree magistrates courts on Friday where he appeared before magistrate Joshua Nembaware.

Nembaware remanded him in custody to tomorrow.

According to a medical report presented in court the accused started abusing drugs at the age of 18 and that affected his performance at work.
He developed mental health problems due to high  use of crystal meth.

The state alleged on the accused absented himself from duty without official leave from March 16 to April 5 and was deemed a deserter on April 6.

He handed himself to Zimbabwe Prison Commission Services (ZPCS) on June 12 at his station and was escorted to the police where he was arrested.

Source - Byo24News