Gweru – Ronald Mutizwa who is contesting Zanu PF District Co-ordinating Committee (DCC) elections for the position of secretary for Science and Technology is facing charges of stealing meal mealie.
Mutizwa allegedly duped Afro Ideal Foods of 30 tonnes of roller meal worthy US$6 820.
It is the State case that on October 8, 2020 Chirangano Guburiro who works for Afro Ideal Foods gave Mutizwa 10kgs pakets of roller meal amounting to 30 tonnes.
Mutizwa was supposed to remit the proceeds of the sales afterwards.
The court heard that Mutizwa was to remit money in two batches with the first 12 tones being paid in the first 12 days while the remainder was to be paid were by October 30 2020.
The accused person only paid for the first 12 tones, the court heard.
He is alleged to have disappeared from his shop and stopped answering Gumburiro’s calls.
A report was made leading to Mutizwa’s arrest. https://masvingomirror.com