Outspoken Norton legislator Temba Mliswa has made sensational claims that the Police Commissioner-General Godwin Matanga and Minister July Moyo working with businessman Billy Rautenbach are selling illegal stands. Mliswa claims the land they are selling is state land fraudulently acquired. Using Microblogging site Twitter, Mliswa said:
1/ WARNING!! Please be warned against entering into any transactions as indicated below. These are stands being unlawfully sold by the land baron Billy Rautenbach working with Hons. Chidawu, July Moyo & CG Matanga. Don’t buy them, it’s criminal & won’t end well.2/ This is state land given to the people. Aspindale 48 & 49, Wadzanai & Takawira Co-ops won court orders to reside on the state land they were given. The corrupt practices & those that engage in such activities must be shamed. Billy, through a fraudulent system forged papers3/ If he did indeed buy the land from Rothmans, where is his proof of payment & a statement from Rothmans confirming the same?