Prosecutor wants Stunner to be jailed for negligent driving
Prosecution yesterday urged the court to send hip hop artiste Stunner, real name Desmond Chideme, to jail and set an example on him for negligent driving without a valid driver’s licence. Stunner pleaded guilty to negligent driving and driving without a licence following cancellation of his warrant of arrest. He crushed into four parked cars, damaging them while driving a Toyota Lexus registration number ADG 3577.
The prosecutor Mrs Devoted Nyagano urged the court to send Chideme to jail and said,
The accused person pleaded guilty not because of contrition but because he was aware that there is no way out since there is overwhelming evidence. He is a celebrity who is highly regarded by society and ought to have upheld the law and not driven without a licence. There is no proof that he repaired the said vehicles and if the court were to look into a local tabloid today he was photographed behind the wheel meaning he is not repentant. An example should be set because statistics of people driving without licences are on the rise and more people are losing their lives.
Harare magistrate Ms Nomsa Sabarauta will sentence Chideme today.