Chatunga Bellarmine Mugabe Biography | Arrest for Assault | Arrest Warrant
Bellarmine Chatunga Mugabe is the youngest child and second son of the late President of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe, and his wife, Grace Mugabe.
Chatunga has two siblings who are older than him: Robert Mugabe Jr and Bona Mugabe.
Chatunga completed his elementary education from 2003 to 2005 at St. Michael’s Presentation Primary School, where he studied grades 1 to 3.
Subsequently, he attended Hartmann House Prep School from 2006 to 2009, covering grades 4 to 7. Upon finishing primary school, he enrolled at St. George’s College for his high school education. However, he was unable to complete his studies at St. George’s College as he was expelled in 2013 by the headmaster, Kevin Atkinson.
Chatunga concluded his secondary education at home.
Arrest for Assault
On April 11, 2023, along Samora Machel towards 7th street, Chatunga and Chinyiku assaulted Lazarus Pairemanzi due to his improper driving, causing harm to the vehicle’s window panel.
A report stated that Pairemanzi was employed as a driver by Home Affairs Minister Kazembe Kazembe. At the time, Pairemanzi was employed by Learbridge Technology Pvt Ltd, a company owned by Kazembe
This arrest and subsequent court appearance by Chatunga occurred just two months after his brother, Robert Mugabe, was arrested in February for allegedly causing damage worth US$12,000 to property in Harare.
Bellarmine Chatunga was issued an arrest warrant by a Harare magistrate court when he did not show up for his court appearance on April 17, 2023.
Chatunga and his co-accused, Tatenda Chinyiku, were apprehended the previous week for reportedly assaulting Lazarus Pairemanzi and causing damage to the window panel of his vehicle.
On April 14, they were brought before Harare Magistrate Dennis Mangosi, who released them from custody.
Both individuals were supposed to attend the court session for the withdrawal of their case, but only Chinyiku appeared.
As a result, the court ordered the issuance of an arrest warrant for Chatunga, while Chinyiku was instructed to return to court on May 30.