On Tuesday night the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) confirmed that they arrested ZBC presenter Oscar Pambuka and Zanu-PF MP Psychology Maziwisa.
ZACC spokesperson Phyllis Chikundura told NewZimbabwe.com that the pair was arrested for their involvement in scam that prejudiced ZESA of tens of thousands of dollars for public relations work through their company Fruitful Communications. Said Chikundura:
It is true they were arrested today (Tuesday) and they are being held at Avondale Police Station. They are expected to appear in court tomorrow (Wednesday). Charges against the two are related to their dealings with ZESA.
Former Energy Minister Samuel Undenge was arrested over the same deal and is currently out on bail. Undenge authorised the Fruitful Communications deal.
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Oscar Pambuka is a Zimbabwean journalist, entrepreneur, musician and, since May 2019, a religious church founder and self-styled prophet. In November 2018, following a trial on corruption charges, Pambuka along with co-accused, Psychology Maziwisa was convicted of defrauding the Zimbabwe Power Company of $12,500 in... Read More About Oscar Pambuka
Psychology Maziwisa is a politician and lawyer and former member of the Zimbabwe African National Union Patriotic Front party. He is also former Member of Parliament for the Highfield West constituency. In November 2018, following a trial on corruption charges, Maziwisa along with co-accused, Oscar... Read More About Psychology Maziwisa
Samuel Undenge is a Zimbabwean politician and a former member of the- Zanu- PF. He is the former Minister of Energy and Power Development.He is a Member of Parliament for Chimanimani East constituency in Manicaland province.In January of 2018 Undenge was arrested by the Zimbabwe... Read More About Samuel Undenge