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