Girls High accident, kombi driver arrested in Polokwane, South Africa


The driver of a commuter omnibus which recently ran over and killed a Form Four pupil at Girls High, Jocelyn Gomba (17) and seriously injured Odwell Mabanga (35), has been arrested in Polokwane, South Africa.

Gomba died on the spot while Mabanga sustained serious spinal injuries and has since been discharged from hospital.

The two were run over by a commuter omnibus that was being driven by Wadzanayi Mabika (41) at an illegal rank near the entrance of Harare’s Girls High School, where Gomba was a pupil.


Chief police spokesperson Senior Assistant Commissioner Charity Charamba today confirmed Mabika’s arrest.

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