Clerk of parliament Kennedy Chokuda arrested over laptop scandal
Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission has announced that it has arrested Clerk of Parliament Kennedy Mugove Chokuda for.
Criminal Abuse of Duty as a Public Officer as defined in section 174 of the Criminal Law [Codification and Reform] Act Chapter 9:23.
Online reports coming in indicate that the arrest is related to the procurement of laptops for Members of Parliament at grossly inflated prices.
More to follow…
In other news – Gold Mafia: Simon Rudland demands public apology from Al Jazeera
Zimbabwean businessman, Simon Rudland, has demanded a public apology from Al Jazeera Investigations after he was named as part of the “gold mafia” and the biggest funder of smuggling activities in Zimbabwe in a documentary that premiered recently.
During an undercover investigation by Al Jazeera journalists, self-confessed gold smuggler Ewan Macmillan alleged that Rudland was the major financier of the gold smuggling in Zimbabwe and was owed about US$200 million by the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ).Learn More