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Chombo finally tastes freedom

by Mandla Ndlovu
05 Oct 2021 at 16:18hrs | Views
Former Finance Minister Ignatius Chombo had an early Christmas on Tuesday when Harare Provincial magistrate Stanford Mambanje removed six charges of corruption and fraud that he was facing after the State submitted that it had no sufficient evidence to proceed to trial.

Chombo was facing several corruption charges emanating from the Uchena Report. Prosecutor Lancelotte Mutsokoti proposed to proceed by way of summons saying there was no sufficient evidence to proceed to trial.

Mambanje removed Chombo from remand and advised the State to proceed by way of summons if they need Chombo back in court.
Chombo recently challenged remand on his latest allegations arguing there was no formal complaint against him in the matter

He is accused of criminal abuse of office after he allegedly allocated himself more than 125 residential stands without authority during his time as a cabinet minister.

This is a developing story…



Source - Byo24News