Bogus soldier arrested at a maize meal queue

BINDURA – A 27-YEAR-OLD man was arrested and fined by a magistrate yesterday for impersonation and controlling maize meal queues as a soldier in Bindura.

Tichaona Maforo of house number 139 Chipadze street Bindura was slapped with $2000 by magistrate Tinashe Ndokera failure to pay would earn him 40 days behind bars.

Prosecutor Thembinkosi Mananga told the court that on April 13 Mapere who was in his civilian clothes joined members of the Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA) in controlling maize meal queue after disguising to be a soldiers ier.

On April 21 the convict called the soldiers asking their whereabouts and was told ,he followed and started controlling the queue one of the soldiers Isaac Ngwana (24) gained courage and quizzed Maforo of his credentials and he failed to produce them leading to his arrest

Source: Byo24 News