Home-Seekers Lose U.S.$8 Million to Mabamba

By Fungai Lupande

Businessman and former Zanu-PF Chitungwiza Ward 25 councillor Fredrick Mabamba yesterday appeared in court for swindling Chitungwiza home-seekers of close to $8 million.

Mabamba (54) allegedly sold 3 894 stands on land belonging to Chitungwiza Municipality meant for a cemetery, open spaces, schools, wetlands and road buffers.

Mabamba of No. 1 Ninga Road Zengeza 3, Chitungwiza, appeared before Harare magistrate Mr Tafadzwa Muvhami facing two counts of fraud.

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