Michael Freeman Chingwaru

Violent Maths teacher slapped with 630 hours community service

TALENT Chingwaru aged 29, a part-time Mathematics teacher at Einstein Tuition Center in Harare, has been slapped with a 3 year prison term following his conviction of assault.

The 39-year-old will however perform 630 hours of community service after Harare magistrate Judith Taruvinga suspended 18 months of his 36 month sentence for five years on condition of good behaviour.

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The other 18 months were suspended on condition he performs community service.

Chingwaru assaulted a Lower Sixth student at Einstein Tuition Center after the two had a heated argument.

Pleading for leniency, Chingwaru said he was mentally stressed as he had a toothache on the day he brutally assaulted the 18-year-old student.

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