Acting Prosecutor General Directs Police To Immediately Take Wicknell Chivayo To Court

Acting Prosecutor General Mr Kumbirai Hodzi has directed the police to immediately take businessman Wicknell Chivayo to court on allegations of defrauding Zimbabwe Power Company of $5,6 million.

Hodzi said investigations into Chivayo’s matter were now complete and he will appear in court soon. A statement from the National Prosecuting Authority reads:

The Acting Prosecutor General having considered criminal dockets pertaining to one Wicknell Chivayo has directed the police to bring him to court for a formal court appearance at Harare Magistrates Court immediately.

ZPC gave Chivayo a tender to construct the $200 million Gwanda Solar Project. Chivayo received $5,6 million for pre-commencement work without an advance payment bank guarantee.

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