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ZINWA employee in soup over live pangolin

by Simbarashe Sithole
17 Jun 2024 at 20:43hrs | Views
A 43-YEAR-OLD Zimbabwe National Water Authority (ZINWA) together with his three accomplices are in trouble after they were found in possession of a live pangolin.

Mlandeli Matutu a water bailiff at ZINWA, Steven Tshuma (52), Jabulani Mhlanga (48) and Tshedukani Mkwebu (31) appeared before Plumtree magistrate Shumirai Mutimodhlo yesterday.

Mutimodhlo remanded the quartet in custody to June 25.

The state led by Clement Mudenda alleged on June 13 the police received information to the effect that the four were in possession of a live pangolin.

The pangolin was loaded in Matutu's car and the suspects drove to a bushy area where detectives who purported to be buyers directed them to come.

Upon arrival at the scene the four produced the pangolin which was in a white sack to the detectives and they were arrested.

Source - Byo24News