The suspended Harare City Town Clerk Hosiah Chisango’s case has been on e again postponed due to unavailability of the State Prosecutor , Zivanai Macharaga. Chisango is facing criminal abuse of office and fraud in connection with Pokugara land dispute in Borrowdale.
According to the State led by Zivanai Macharaga alleges that sometime in 2018 at the High Court of Zimbabwe Civil Division, Harare, Chisango, in his own capacity and representing City of Harare filed a false written statement in case HC 8943/18 and lied in that affidavit that there was no payment that was made to the 2nd accused person (Harare City Council) for approval of building plans which were attached to one land developer Georgios Katsimberis’ founding affidavit when infact a payment of US$3,707 had been processed.
“Hosiah Chisango in his personal capacity and as well as the Town Clerk representative of 2nd Accused jointly filed a false written statement in case HC 8943/18 knowingly or realizing that there was real risk or possibility that the statement was false.
“And lied in that affidavit that there was no payment that was made to the 2nd accused person for approval of building plans which were attached to the applicant’s founding affidavit in case HC 8943/19 when in actual a payment of US$3,797,00 was made to the 2nd Applicant for such approval,”