Silent Hungwe (30) who is an unlicenced commuter omnibus driver crushed into Vice President Constantino Chiwenga’s motorcade on Sunday August 24 at the corner of Borrowdale Road and Kingsmead. Chiwenga was unhurt in the incident.
Hungwe was denied bail by Magistrate Rumbidzai Mugwagwa who advised him to apply at the High Court for the relief. Hungwe is facing charges of driving without due care and driving without a valid driver’s licence under the Road Traffic Act. He will go on trial on September 4.
Hungwe was driving a kombi when he came behind a vehicle that had pulled slightly to the left to clear the way for Chiwenga’s motorcade going the opposite way. He swerved right to avoid the car in front and hit one of the vehicles in Chiwenga’s motorcade on the rear right side.