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Commercial Bus driver and ‘conductor’ throw policeman out of moving vehicle



A commercial bus driver and his assistant have been arrested for allegedly throwing a Bulawayo municipal policeman out of a moving vehicle and running over him .
The policeman , Mr . Tymon Moyo , got into the vehicle which was being driven by Wilson Tapiwa Maguwu, 31 , in an attempt to arrest him for dropping passengers at an undesignated area , reports Zimbabwea ’ s The Chronicle .

Maguwu allegedly drove off with Mr . Moyo , while his assistant Courage Masamvu , 22 , pushed him out of the speeding vehicle .

Maguwu and Masamvu were not asked to plead to attempted murder when they appeared before a Bulawayo magistrate , Ms Adelaide Mbeure , who remanded them in custody until Friday.

Prosecuting counsel , Mr . Alfonce Makonese said the incident occurred last Tuesday morning between Sixth Avenue and Leopold Takawira municipality of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe .

The prosecutor said Mr . Moyo , who was on a joint operation code – named “ No to Mushikashika ” when the police , entered the vehicle with the intention of arresting the driver .

“ Maguwu drove the vehicle for about 30 -40 metres with Moyo inside and Masamvu pushed him out of the vehicle .

He fell down and was run over by the same vehicle . He sustained serious injuries and is admitted at Mater Dei Hospital in the intensive care unit , ” Mr . Makonese said .

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“ After running over Moyo , Maguwu did not stop but drove through a red robot . Police made a follow -up and the two were arrested the following day .