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Blind Beggar Accuses ZUPCO Driver Of Harassment

1 year agoFri, 05 Aug 2022 10:53:33 GMT
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Blind Beggar Accuses ZUPCO Driver Of Harassment

A Zimbabwe United Passenger Company (ZUPCO) driver has been dragged to court for allegedly harassing a blind beggar, at the company’s depot.

The complainant, Emma Saliwe approached the Harare Civil Court, seeking a peace order against the driver, only identified in the court papers as Passhoma.

Saliwe also alleged that Passhoma pushed her at his workplace resulting in her sustaining a knee injury. She told the court:

On the 24th of July, he pushed me violently, hurting my knee, saying I was blocking people from getting onto the bus.

On the day in question, he was helped by his friend to carry me out of the bus.

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In response, Passhoma acknowledged carrying Saliwe out of the bus but denied pushing her. He said:

We had an argument some time ago, and I took her to the police station.

I noticed that she was moody that day and carried her out of the bus, and did not push her.

The bus is not mine and I have never denied her the chance to board the bus.

Magistrate Rutendo Machingure dismissed the application, saying the driver cannot be barred from executing his duties to the public.

More: H-Metro

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