Tynwald High School driver slapped with five year sentence; licence suspended

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By Staff Reporter

TYNWALD High School bus driver, Chamunorwa Machidzofa has been sentenced to five years imprisonment after he was found guilty of seven counts of culpable homicide.

He appeared before Nyanga Magistrates Court.

One year was suspended on condition that he does commit a similar offense in the next five years and was stripped off his driving licence.

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Machidzofa was behind the wheel when a Tynwald High school bus veered off the road in Nyanga after failing to negotiate a curve, killing six students and a teacher last year.