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Violent Bouncers Acquitted of Attempted Murder Charge Despite Graphic CCTV Footage

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Justice Denied: Violent Bouncers Walk Free as Attempted Murder Case Falls Apart, Cops Blamed

Delays and Disappointment

The Herald reports that Magistrate Gofa expressed her concerns over the State’s failure to complete the investigations promptly, leading to an unjustifiably long period of uncertainty for the accused bouncers. She recommended that the State proceeds with summonses instead of seeking further remand for Kumunda and Sanyangore, further adding to the disappointment of the victims and their families.

 

Justice Denied: Violent Bouncers Walk Free as Attempted Murder Case Falls Apart, Cops Blamed
[Image: Philemon Jambaya/Zimbabwe Now]

Terrifying Night at Pabloz Nite Club

According to the State’s case, the incident unfolded during the early hours of December 24 when the two bouncers were enjoying a drink at the popular Pabloz Nite Club in Borrowdale. Private security guards Wilson Kaminyu and Munyaradzi Runganga approached the bouncers and requested them to leave as the club was closing for the night. However, what followed was a heated altercation that escalated into a violent brawl.

A Knife Unleashed, Lives at Stake

Eyewitnesses revealed the shocking turn of events that transpired outside the club. Kumunda and Sanyangore unleashed a flurry of fists, attacking the security guards relentlessly. The situation took an even more sinister turn when Kumunda brandished an Okapi knife with the apparent intention of inflicting fatal harm. Runganga narrowly escaped a potentially fatal stab to the stomach, while Kaminyu displayed incredible bravery by blocking the knife with his left hand, but not without suffering deep cuts across his four fingers.

Justice Undone, Community Outraged

The acquittal of the two bouncers has sent shockwaves through the community, with many expressing their frustration and anger at what they perceive as a grave injustice. The incident, captured on CCTV, provides clear evidence of the violent nature of the attack, leaving many wondering how such compelling evidence could fail to secure a conviction.

The victims, who endured the traumatic experience, are left grappling with a sense of betrayal as the bouncers walk free without facing the consequences of their alleged attempted murder. The impact of this decision resonates not only within the immediate community but also with the broader public, who look to the justice system for protection and accountability.

As questions surrounding the handling of the case continue to mount, the victims and their families seek solace and answers, hoping that justice will eventually be served. The untold stories of those affected by this horrifying incident serve as a stark reminder of the flaws within the justice system, urging a reevaluation of the procedures to prevent such travesties from occurring again.

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