Chief Makoni’s wife faces $57k fraud charge

The Manica Post - - Local News - Love­more Kadzura Rusape Cor­re­spon­dent

A WAR­RANT of ar­rest has been is­sued against Chief Makoni’s wife, Redempter Gwasira after she ab­sconded court in a case in which she is fac­ing al­le­ga­tions of steal­ing farm­ing in­puts worth $57 600 from a con­tract­ing com­pany.

Gwasira (44) of Fair­field Farm, Mu­fusire in Head­lands is al­leged to have abused her po­si­tion as the chief’s wife to im­pose her­self on the in­puts distri­bu­tion com­mit­tee be­fore di­vert­ing in­puts meant for other ben­e­fi­cia­ries to per­sonal use. The in­puts were for the Int­wasa Pfumvudza Pro­gramme.

State pros­e­cu­tor Mr Gift Mutigwa told the court that Gwasira only dis­trib­uted 2 400 in­puts ham­pers and ap­pro­pri­ated 1 440.

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