Court reserves judgment in Tanyanyiwa bail bid
Daniel Nemukuyu Senior Reporter The High Court yesterday reserved judgment on an application for bail pending appeal by jailed former Chitungwiza town clerk Godfrey Tanyanyiwa.Tanyanyiwa was recently jailed six years for two counts of fraud and one count of failing to disclose a transaction to his principal at the municipality. Two years were suspended for four years on condition of good behaviour while 18 months were set aside for restitution leaving him to serve an effective two and a half years in jail. While he is in prison, his lawyer Mr Admire Rubaya filed a notice of appeal as well as an application for bail.
The court also slapped Tanyanyiwa with a US$300 fine for failing to disclose personal interest in a property which he leased to a senior council official. He was slapped with a further one year on another count of prejudicing the council of US$6 500 in rentals.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at The HeraldSimilar Stories