Hit and run suspect arrested

by | Apr 10, 2021 | Crime & Courts, Local News | 0 comments

Alex Samanyanga

Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) have arrested  a man whose video  went viral on social media, after causing an accident at corner Harare street  and Borrowdale road now known as ‘Legacy  way’.

The 57 year old Hebert  Chakanyuka whose address  was not given  by the police was seen in a video driving a green  Nissan double  cab  hitting  a pedestrian named by the police  as a  seven –year-old Mitchelle Kapfumo at a traffic  controlled  section and failed  to stop and render assistance .

The ZRP Spokesperson  Assistant  Commissioner  Paul Nyathi confirmed  the arrest  of the culprit  through  a press  statement .
“The suspect is being charged for, Negligent driving and failure to stop after an accident, failure  to report an accident  and failure to render  assistance  after an accident. and the case is now pending  before the courts” said Assistant Commissioner Nyathi.

The Police applauded the members of the public for cooperating  and continuously  supplying  positive information on criminal  matters  in the country.

Recently  members  of  the  public  assisted the Police  in the arrests  of touts at Dulibadzimu  rank in Beitbridge  after they were caught  in a video which circulated  on social  media harassing a  woman