'Reckless driving' case file disappears in court

FRANCISTOWN: A case file in which a Zimbabwean national, Misram Ngulube, is facing four charges of causing death by dangerous driving is said to have disappeared from the Francistown Magistrate's Courts.

The case file was held in Coutroom Three of the magistrate's courts before it was transferred to Coatroom Five.This disappearance was revealed by prosecutor Mothusi Dintwa on Monday when Ngulube appeared before magistrate Sijabuliso Siziba. The charge sheet reflects Ngulube, 40, caused the death of Kudzai Vushe, Taropafadziwa Vushe, Robinson Mugwagwa and Harry Vushe by dangerous driving.The accident took place on January 9, 2012 along the A1 road near Makomoto Siding.

Dintwa told court that Ngulube's case file disappeared when the case was still held at Court Three.Dintwa therefore implored the court to order Court Three to avail the file."I beg this court to order Court Three to avail Ngulube's file as soon as possible for the case to move on.The original file that is missing has vital information for this case that involves the death of four people.I therefore find no reason to be hearing that the file is nowhere to be found," said Dintwa.

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