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Cop sentenced to 3 months in prison for culpable homicide

by Staff reporter
16 Apr 2024 at 07:51hrs | Views
A POLICE officer was sentenced to three months in prison for culpable homicide and failing to report an accident.

In a statement, the National Prosecuting Authority of Zimbabwe said the incident occurred on 19 February 2024 when Farai Muchandisiye (37) ran over Tanaka Danhire (20) while driving a Toyota Wish along the Harare-Bulawayo.

Muchandisiye ferried Danhire to the hospital where he died upon admission.

"He pleaded guilty to the charges and was sentenced to a fine of USD200 or 2 months imprisonment for count 1. He was sentenced to a further USD100 fine or 1 month imprisonment for count 2," reads the statement.

Source - The Chronicle
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