Police have charged driver of a minibus that killed a Mzuzu University (Mzuni) student on Wednesday.
Mussa Gama, 28, from Chimala Village, Traditional Authority (T/A) Nyambi in Machinga, was driving a minibus that caused the death of Semu Solomon Banda, a first year student. Banda met his fate while on his way to school to finalise his registration.
Gama, who was driving the minibus registration MZ 1410, was coming from Ekwendeni direction heading to Mzuzu.
“He handed himself to police and has been charged for reckless driving,” said Mzuzu Police Station spokesperson Martin Bwanali, yesterday.
The vehicle was set on fire soon after the accident as police took time to get to the scene.
Mzuni Students Representative Council (Musrec) president Wazamazama Katatu said Banda’s remains were taken to Balaka on Wednesday and burial was scheduled for yesterday. n