THE Choma Magistrates Court has committed a 52-year- old farmer to the High Court to answer charges of causing death by dangerous driving.

This is in a matter in which Jacob Chizoongo of Chief Siachitema’s Chiefdom in Kalomo is charged with causing the death of a woman by dangerous driving.

It is alleged that Chizoongo on October,25 2019 in Choma caused the death of Ruth Munkombwe while driving a Mazda Titan Registration Number AKB 1046 on Lusaka-Livingstone Road in a manner deemed dangerous to the public and other road users.

When the matter came up for mention before Magistrate Muyambango Munukayumbwa, Senior Public Prosecutor Charles Chinzai informed the court that his office had received instructions from the Office of Public Prosecution’s to have the matter sent to the High Court.

Magistrate Munukayumbwa then committed the accused to the Livingstone High Court for trial at its next sitting.

Chizoongo’s bond was extended.

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