Min­is­ter in road ac­ci­dent

The Manica Post - - Front Page - Se­nior Re­porter

LO­CAL Gov­ern­ment Deputy Min­is­ter, Cde Christo­pher Chin­gosho, sur­vived by a whisker af­ter he was in­volved in a car crash near Kwekwe in which he mirac­u­lously escaped with mod­er­ate in­juries.

His of­fi­cial black SUV ve­hi­cle’s front was left ex­ten­sively dam­aged.

Cde Chin­gosho, who is also the Mem­ber of Na­tional As­sem­bly for Head­lands, was re­turn­ing from the Pres­i­den­tial Youth In­ter­face rally held at White City Sta­dium, Bu­l­awayo when the mishap hap­pened.

The politi­cian mirac­u­lously escaped with a frac­tured hand and was rushed to a Kwekwe hos­pi­tal be­fore be­ing trans­ferred to West End Hos­pi­tal in Harare on Sun­day.

Nei­ther the Mid­lands deputy po­lice spokesper­son, As­sis­tant In­spec­tor Ethel Muk­wende nor deputy na­tional po­lice spokesper­son, Chief Su­per­in­ten­dent Paul Ny­athi could be drawn to com­ment on the mat­ter. Asst Insp Muk­wende said she was out of of­fice on other du­ties, while Chief Supt Ny­athi said he was in a meet­ing.

Head­lands con­stituency co-or­di­na­tor, Cde Musendo Sen­dek­era, yes­ter­day con­firmed the ac­ci­dent and said Cde Chin­gosho had since been dis­charged from hos­pi­tal.

“He is out of hos­pi­tal and re­cu­per­at­ing at home. He was dis­charged from West End Hos­pi­tal on Wed­nes­day.

“The ac­ci­dent oc­curred on his way from Bu­l­awayo near Kwekwe. No life was lost, but he escaped with a frac­tured hand. ” said Cde Sen­dek­era.

Cde Chin­gosho’s mo­bile phone was switched off.

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