Two Zimra officials acquitted

Two Zimra officials acquitted
Published: 20 July 2018 (217 Views)
TWO Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) officials who were recently dragged to court for allegedly facilitating the smuggling of roofing material worth 58 535 in import duty after demanding a R2 000 from a truck driver have been cleared of any wrongdoing.

Wisdom Matsekedza (35) and Muchineripi Hokonya (32) were found not guilty and acquitted by Beitbridge resident magistrate Mr Langton Mukwengi for lack of evidence after a full trial on Monday.

The duo was represented by Mr Patrick Tererai of Tererai Legal Practice and had been charged for criminal abuse of office.

They were allegedly busted by the Ferret Team on June 11 following the interception of a truck driver with the contraband as he attempted to leave the border.

The Ferret Team is made up of the police, other security agencies and the Zimra Anti-Smuggling Unit.


- the herald

Tags: Zimra, Acquitted, Court,
 0

You May Like These Videos

Comments

There are no comments.

Latest stories

Churches condemn shooting of civilians

by Staff reporter | 17 January 2019 | 46 Views

Mnangagwa's pronouncement was not the whole truth

by Staff reporter | 17 January 2019 | 54 Views

Zimbabwe doctor group reports 68 gunshot wounds

by AFP | 17 January 2019 | 53 Views

Tendai 'Beast' Mtawarira named Sharks vice-captain

by Staff reporter | 17 January 2019 | 39 Views

'Zimbabwe to have another GNU as fuel price drops'

by Mandla Ndlovu | 17 January 2019 | 113 Views

Kirst Coventry resigns?

by Mandla Ndlovu | 17 January 2019 | 101 Views

ZSE charms investors

by Staff reporter | 17 January 2019 | 42 Views

MDC denies hand in mayhem

by Staff reporter | 17 January 2019 | 41 Views

Court frustrates lawyers representing Zanu-PF youths

by Staff reporter | 17 January 2019 | 49 Views

Zanu-PF behind acts of violence, says Court

by Staff reporter | 17 January 2019 | 53 Views

Hundreds arrested in violent crackdown

by Staff reporter | 17 January 2019 | 31 Views

Mnangagwa's Govt unleashes soldiers in civilian clothes

by Staff reporter | 17 January 2019 | 40 Views

Musona leaves Anderlecht

by Staff reporter | 17 January 2019 | 56 Views

Mnangagwa's fuel price hike backfires badly

by Africa News | 17 January 2019 | 43 Views

Mnangagwa maintains freeze on WhatsApp

by newzimbabwe.com | 17 January 2019 | 40 Views

Mutsvangwa slams Mnangagwa's 'forex allocation economy'

by newzimbabwe.com | 17 January 2019 | 59 Views

Mnangagwa talks up mega deals

by Staff reporter | 17 January 2019 | 194 Views

Mnangagwa says no justification for violence

by Staff reporter | 17 January 2019 | 174 Views

#ZimbabweShutDown organisers to pay for damages, says Govt

by Staff reporter | 17 January 2019 | 228 Views

SA backs new Zimbabwe currency

by Staff reporter | 17 January 2019 | 250 Views

Mnangagwa assures foreign investors

by Staff reporter | 17 January 2019 | 109 Views

Doctors in Zimbabwe train for seven years

by Staff reporter | 17 January 2019 | 89 Views

Chamisa unleashes touts to punish supporters

by Staff reporter | 17 January 2019 | 134 Views

Jonathan Moyo shamed for peddling falsehoods

by Staff reporter | 17 January 2019 | 101 Views

60 more in court for public violence

by Staff reporter | 17 January 2019 | 69 Views

WATCH: She's on fire, SA woman shads a tear for Zimbabwe

by Staff Reporter | 17 January 2019 | 62 Views

CAF boss dumps Chiyangwa?

by Staff reporter | 17 January 2019 | 102 Views

Mnangagwa to probe NGOs inciting violence

by Staff reporter | 17 January 2019 | 61 Views

The evil hand of civil society, MDC-Alliance

by Panganai Kahuni | 17 January 2019 | 95 Views

Zanu-PF youths lead 'operation restore sanity'

by Staff reporter | 17 January 2019 | 100 Views

Fugitive prisoner arrested

by Staff reporter | 17 January 2019 | 80 Views

Former Zanu-PF MP freed on bail

by Staff reporter | 17 January 2019 | 74 Views

Man fatally assaults sister's lover

by Staff reporter | 17 January 2019 | 80 Views

Residents call for Zupco return

by Staff reporter | 17 January 2019 | 76 Views

Calm returns to Midlands

by Staff reporter | 17 January 2019 | 34 Views

Violent protests rock Mutare

by Staff reporter | 17 January 2019 | 50 Views

Stop using children to push political agenda

by Staff reporter | 17 January 2019 | 78 Views