Prosecutor-General Mr Kumbirai Hodzi yesterday said the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) is investigating corrupt stakeholders in the justice delivery system.
He said lawyers topped the list of those under investigations. In an interview, Hodzi said some judicial officers and prosecutors were also being investigated. Said Hodzi:
There are investigations in progress from the lower courts to the highest courts. Judicial officers, prosecutors and lawyers are under investigation. But the most heinous corruption is emanating from legal practitioners. Legal practitioners are dominating the list.
He said lawyers faced charges including gross unprofessional conduct, theft of trust funds, corrupt transfer of property and extortion.