Senior Mwenezi cop assaulted by beer looter


MWENEZI- Mwenezi Resident Magistrate Honesty Musiiwa has fined a Mwenezi man RTGS$1 200 for assaulting a Police assistant inspector who stopped him from looting liquor from a truck that had overturned.

Learnmore Moyo was fined on Thursday last week for assaulting Assistant Inspector Justice Chiwara with clenched fists. The State said that Moyo assaulted the cop after he stopped him from looting beer from a truck that overturned near the 136km peg along Masvingo-Beitbridge Highway.

The incident occurred on Tuesday morning and the truck was going to Malawi from South Africa. The Court was told that the truck was carrying up market liquor bottles as Glenfiddich, Johnnie Walker Blue Label, and dry Gin among other bottles.

Moyo allegedly approached Chiwara who was refraining tens of people from looting and started assaulting him with clenched fists. The assault lasted for two minutes. Chiwara was rescued by other Police officers who attended the scene.

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