Marry Chiwenga nee Mubaiwa the estranged wife of Vice President Constantino Chiwenga could be facing more corruption charges.
The Chronicle has reported that the former model who is now in remand prison awaiting trial on the 31st of December is being investigated on fresh allegations of swindling State aides of their per diems while in foreign lands and grabbing vehicles awarded to Miss Zimbabwe pageant winners.
The State opposed Marry’s bail saying that she was under investigation for the fresh charges over the Musha Mukadzi funds, the daily allowances of her security aides and the Miss Zimbabwe cars.
Marry is in custody for the alleged attempted murder of VP Chiwenga, illegally externalising US$1,033 million, laundering US$990 000, and fraudulently seeking upgrade of her customary union to a civil marriage without her husband’s consent.
If she is convicted of attempted murder, the maximum penalty provided for in the Act is life imprisonment depending on the circumstances while fraud attracts a maximum penalty of 35 years in jail and money laundering attracts a jail term of up to 25 years.
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