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Zanu PF Member of Parliament, 4 Others Netted in US$5 Million Fraud Scam

Justice Mayor Wadyajena
Justice Mayor Wadyajena

A Zanu PF legislator and four others have been arrested for alleged fraud and money laundering amounting to US$5 million.

In a statement, the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) said it has arrested Gokwe-Nembudziya lawmaker, Justice Mayor Wadyajena, Cottco officials Pius Manamike, Maxmore Njanji and Fortunate Molai, and Pierpont Moncroix Director Chiedza Danha on fraud and money laundering charges involving USD$5million.”

ZACC said the accused persons are expected in court tomorrow.

It did not give any further details of the case.

According to the Zimbabwe Independent, ZACC and police launched an investigation recently involving cotton farming inputs which were stocked at a warehouse in Gokwe allegedly linked to Wadyajena.

Police raided the warehouse and confiscated a large quantity of cotton farming inputs.

Wadyajena’s lawyers did not respond to calls on their mobile phones.