Re: [zimsite] MDC 2 - Zanu-PF 1
Mar 03, 2012 21:05 PST
I am not keeping my fingers crossed that anyone from either Zanu-PF or
the MDC is going to be expelled by their party over theft of funds.
In the past both parties have only taken disciplinary action only in
cases where the offender has challenged the top leadership. The cases of
Dzikamai Mavhaire and Munyaradzi Gwisai are examples.
Otherwise not a single expulsion of senior members has resulted from the
numerous past cases corruption that have been widely reported and I do
not expect the mentality of protecting each other for reasons of
political affiliation to start changing now.
On 03/03/2012 07:02, E.G Cross wrote:
When the National Executive meets next week I am sure that expulsions
will follow. How stupid can you get.
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And the game is still in progress.
CDF: Another legislator arrested
Friday, 02 March 2012 00:00
PUMULA legislator Albert Mhlanga (MDC-T)
PUMULA legislator Albert Mhlanga (MDC-T) was yesterday arrested in
Bulawayo on allegations of abusing the Constituency Development Fund.
Under the fund, each constituency got US$50 000 for development projects.
Mhlanga was arrested at around 11am by officials from the
Anti-Corruption Commission and detained at Donning Police Station.
This brings to three the number of MPs arrested so far on allegations
of abusing CDF.
Mhlanga is expected to appear in court today facing two counts of
criminal abuse of power and office.
On the first count, the legislator allegedly failed to account for
Anti-Corruption Commission officials said on the second charge,
Mhlanga showed favour in the transfer of funds into Bulawayo Plumbers
He owns the company.
He reportedly transferred US$32 000 into his company account claiming
that the firm had supplied goods when it had not.
Mhlanga reportedly also transferred a further US$9 000 into Alex
Company's bank account.
Investigations also showed he transferred another US$2 000 to his
friend's company, Silver Sharp.
On Wednesday, Magunje legislator Franco Ndambakuwa (Zanu-PF) appeared
in court facing two counts of fraud and three of theft involving over
According to indictment papers, Magunje lost US$49 304 to Ndambakuwa
(52). He is out on US$500 bail.
Last week, St Mary's legislator Marvellous Khumalo (MDC-T) appeared in
court for allegedly diverting the CDF money to personal use.
The MP is reported to have bought himself a lorry before pocketing
part of the money.
Meanwhile, a State Procurement Board executive has been arrested for
criminal abuse of office as a public officer.
Patrick Mushonga was arrested yesterday and is expected to appear in
He reportedly flouted tender procedures and awarded a tender to Peace
Security which had failed to meet the requirements.
Officials at the board discovered the offence and a report was lodged
with the police leading to Mushonga's arrest.
A National University of Science and Technology student was also
arrested in Bulawayo for allegedly forging an Advanced Level
certificate to enroll at the university.
Tatenda Kugara, who was doing a degree in engineering and
manufacturing, was arrested by the Anti-Corruption Commission
following a tip off by classmates.
It is reported that Kugara had not passed A Level and had one point.
Investigations showed that he was hel- ped by one David
Masenga to forge a certificate with 10 points and used it to enroll at
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