Bindura Mayor, 3 Councillors In Court For Stealing Maize

Bindura Mayor Carlos Tokyo and three other MDC-Alliance councillors appeared at Bindura magistrate court facing allegations of stealing 100 by 50 kilogrammes of drought relief maize at Tendai Hall, Chipadze area in Bindura.

The quartet appeared before magistrate Ms Msipa Maria on Monday facing theft charges and were remanded out of custody to December 11 for allocation of trial date. The other three councillors are Friday Mutata Chigwande (ward 4), Oliver Mukombwe (ward 6) and Tongai Jack (ward 7).

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