Love for chicken lands NUST mahobho in trouble


A SECURITY guard at the National University of Science and Technology (Nust) wore a mask and allegedly raided a fridge at the institution where he stole two chickens.

Simbarashe Zimi was shown the red card by the learning institution authorities last week on Thursday after he was found guilty of stealing two chickens which belonged to a lecturer.

A source at Nust said while Zimi was on duty a fortnight ago he devised a plan to steal two chickens which belonged to one of the lecturers.

“At around 10pm Zimi wore a mask and left his site and headed to the Maths Department where the chickens were kept.

He took two chickens from the fridge. Unfortunately, he was spotted by another security guard who then tried to apprehend him but he fled and threw the chickens on the ground,” said the source.

The source said Zimi ran back to his site.

“Zimi removed the mask and threw it away and went to where he was stationed,” said the source.

His chaser and Zimi’s superiors checked CCTV footage and they found that it was him.

Zimi was called for a hearing and he was found guilty and was subsequently fired from work.

Contacted for a comment Zimi admitted saying: “No, it was not chickens that I stole, that’s what most people thought but I stole 3kg beef. I was fired after a hearing.

“They wanted to set an example by terminating my contract because a lot of stealing is happening at the institution.

“I’m not regretting it. I know I will secure another job.”

— BMetro

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