2011 Big Brother winner Wendell Parsons has reportedly been arrested by police in Zimbabwe after trying to illegally make a $25,000 insurance claim.
“I can confirm that we have arrested Wendall Parson on allegations of lodging a false insurance claim with Alliance Insurance Company,” said Sup. Phiri.
He faces allegations of lodging a fraudulent an insurance claim after crashing his Ford Ranger vehicle while travelling from Bulawayo on March 16 this year.
And in a bid to have the car replaced, Wendell is suspected to have gone to insure the car with Alliance Insurance Company, two days after the accident.
“On 16 March this year the accused, travelling in a Ford Ranger from Bulawayo, had an accident, he then insured the same vehicle on 18 March and tried to claim an amount of US$25 000 as insurance for the vehicle,” Superintendent Phiri said.
“Alliance then got suspicious and launched an investigation which led to his arrest.”