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Mugabe up for fraud involving $5000 house deal

by Stephen Jakes
18 Mar 2017 at 07:13hrs | Views
A Pumula South resident, Jesina Mugabe is in trouble for allegedly defrauded a fellow resident of $5000 by misrepresenting that he was selling a house number 20942 in Pumula South.

Mugabe was not asked to plead to fraud when appearing before Bulawayo magistrate Franklin Mkhwananzi and was granted $50 bail before being remanded to March 30 for trial.

The court was told that during the period from August 24 2016 to February 9 2017 Mugabe misrepresented to the complainant Noel Mpofu that house number 20942 Pumula South Bulawayo was for sale.

Acting upon misrepresentation the complainant agreed to meet the accused at Siloam Trust Legal Practitioners in the city to draft an agreement of sale.

The accused brought along an old lady whom she introduced to the complainant as Sikhathele Nyoni and the complainant of which the accused countersigned as a witness.

Mpofu agreed to purchase the residential stand for $5000.

The parties agreed that half of the price would be deposited into Steward Bank Account number 123000016847 belonging to Nomusa Gama and the other half was to be deposited into Marondedze Mukuku and Partners' CBZ account.



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