Court Documents: Chombo appears in court charged with ‘1997’ crimes

Ignatius Chombo appears before Harare Magistrate charged with corruption from 1997
Ignatius Chombo appears before Harare Magistrate charged with corruption from 1997

Harare  – Zimbabwe’s former Minister of Finance, Ignatius Chombo appeared before a magistrate in the country’s capital facing an ironic ‘new’ set of charges relating to offences committed nearly 20 years ago.

Chombo was granted bail just last week, in relation to other offences committed during the ZW Dollar era.

Chombo is facing an additional two counts of contravening the prevention of corruption act, and receiving a bribe.

The complainant in the case, Eddies Pfugari Property Developers lost over half a million USD.

Chombo is facing two counts related to corruption.
Chombo is facing two counts related to corruption.
Court documents explaining how Ignatius Chombo as Minister of Local Government committed the offences for which he is now charged
Court documents explaining how Ignatius Chombo as Minister of Local Government committed the offences for which he is now charged
Court documents explaining how Ignatius Chombo as Minister of Local Government committed the offences for which he is now charged
Court documents explaining how Ignatius Chombo as Minister of Local Government committed the offences for which he is now charged

Chombo was remanded out of custody on conditions similar the ones given when he was granted bail by the High Court last week.

Judgement Below

Magistrate's judgment regarding new charges faced by Chombo
Magistrate’s judgment regarding new charges faced by Chombo
Magistrate's judgment regarding new charges faced by Chombo
Magistrate’s judgment regarding new charges faced by Chombo
Magistrate's judgment regarding new charges faced by Chombo
Magistrate’s judgment regarding new charges faced by Chombo
  • Prince Noble Butawu, reporting from Harare, Zimbabwe