A bogus soldier who was arrested while fully clad in the Zimbabwe National Army uniform has told the court that he was forced to wear the uniform by the police arresting detail in his house.
Shepherd Magorimbo said this while making his bail application before Harare Magistrate Rumbidzai Mugwagwa. He is facing two counts of robbery and was remanded to February 15 after his application was dismissed by
During his application, Magorimbo through his lawyer Blessing Mupwanyiwa, distanced himself from the offense indicating that he had been arrested in his house at midnight contrary to police reports that they had arrested him while fully clad in the ZNA regalia.
The State led by Sebastian Mutizirwa was opposing bail on condition that they had a strong case against him. Allegations are that, on January 15 at the Seke Road flyover, Magorimbo, who was clad in the ZNA camouflage uniform,
Instead, they took him to the Seke Road flyover, forced him to reveal his EcoCash pin number and transferred $54 into their account and they also took $94 cash, two Samsung mobile phones