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Chief Chireya claims $3 million from Gokwe man

by Simbarashe Sithole in Gokwe
03 Dec 2021 at 16:54hrs | Views
Chief Chireya of Gokwe born Henry Chidzivo has sued Godfrey Teteni for defamation after he allegedly went to online media outlets and caused the publication of articles accusing the chief of stealing people's property at his traditional court.

According to summons gleaned by the chief is claiming RTGS$3 million under case number GL60/21.

The chief had ruled in an adultery matter against Andrew Tetani who is a relative to Godfrey.

The chief ordered Tetani to pay a number of  bovines and when his aides went to enforce the judgement Tetani tried to stop them and reported the matter to police.

Gokwe Magistrate court dismissed  Tetani's appeal and the judgement was enforced.

Pained by the developments Tetani hatched a plot to defame the chief through the press and reportedly fabricated a theft story against the chief.

Meanwhile Tetani has since been served with the summons and entered an appearance to defend. The matter will be heard at the Gokwe magistrate's court.

Source - Byo24News
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