Zimbabwe Republic Police last week arrested 6 land barons in Harare, The Herald reports. The six according to the publication are:
- Revai Desha (42),
- Naboth Munyengera (47),
- Sophia Chiswede (44),
- Rosemary Mhaka,
- Tranos Muzambi (49)
- Philbert Madziya (48)
The arrested were confirmed by ZRP National Spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi who said they were now intensified investigating illegal sales of housing stands:
The Zimbabwe Republic Police has intensified operations into the illegal allocation of housing stands by land barons in several parts of the country in conjunction with Provincial Affairs Ministers, Provincial Development Co-ordinators and Ministry of Local Government and Public Works. Members of the public are urged to come forward and report illegal acts by land barons to enable the law to take its course.
Meanwhile, a Harare Businessman was fingered in a massive scandal that involves turning state land into housing stands while it had been allocated to other people by the government.
More: The Herald