MVUMA – A Driefontein motor mechanic Liberty Tichaurawa has appeared before Magistrate Tayengwa Chibanda facing charges of kidnapping a Police officer Hillary Matangira (29) of Lalapanzi ZRP and was sentenced to $200 fine or alternatively six months imprisonment
It is the State case that on January 18, at around half 8pm, Tichaurawa (30) who was driving a Toyota pick towards Mvuma approached a Police roadblock at the 37km peg Mvuma- Gweru road and he failed to produce a driver's licence or ID.
His vehicle had several defects.
He was instructed to drive the vehicle into ZRP Lalapanzi camp with the complainant at the back of the vehicle escorting the accused. The accused drove towards the Police camp but made a U turn and sped off past the roadblock with the complainant in the vehicle and Matangira tried to stop him but he refused.