Beta bus driver Philip Tawanda Chirindo who fled accident scene surrenders self to police


Police have arrested Beta bus driver Philip Tawanda Chirindo (34) who fled the accident scene where the lives of five people were lost along the Harare-Mutare Highway on Christmas eve.

Police said Chirindo surrendered himself to the police on 29 December.

“The ZRP confirms the arrest of Philip Tawanda Chirindo (34), the driver of a Beta Bus who escaped after a fatal road traffic accident involving a Freightliner fuel tanker and a Yutong bus which occurred on 24/12/21 at the 242 km peg along Harare- Mutare Rd.

“The suspect who is being charged for Contravening Section 49 of the Criminal Law (Codification & Reform) Act Chapter 9:23 a.r.w section 64 (3) of the Rd Traffic Act Chapter 11: 13 ‘Culpable Homicide’, surrendered himself to the Police on 29/12/21 and will appear in court soon.”

– My Zimbabwe

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