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Zimbabwe politician drives off in motor show car
Zimbabwe politician drives off in Ford motor show car, clocks up 800 mile test drive
By The Associated Press

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) ' State prosecutors in Zimbabwe say an opposition politician at a Ford Motor Company car show got into the latest model on display and drove it away. He faces car theft charges in court next month.

Court papers made available Wednesday say police arrested 38-year-old Aaron Muzungu, an official of a small opposition splinter group, after he clocked up more than 800 miles (1,300 kilometers) in the new Ford Ranger. Prosecutors said the politician claimed he was interested in buying the pickup. When he sat in it, the keys were in the ignition.

Police said security at the show was lax and Ford's local agents played live music and held a cocktail party.



Ford brought the first motor vehicle to colonial-era Zimbabwe a century ago.


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