HCC landscam: Town Clerk arrested

Harare City Council town clerk Hosiah Chisango has been arrested this afternoon in Gweru over alleged land scams.

Chisango, who was arrested while attending a town clerks’ forum in Gweru is currently detained at Gweru Central Police station.

Special Anti-Corruption Unit Head Tabani Mpofu confirmed the arrest.

“Yes, l can confirm that Chisango has been arrested in connection with land scams, but finer details will be availed later,” he said.

Newly elected Harare City Council mayor Jacob Mafume said the report has not yet been presented to him.

“I have not yet been informed of the town clerk’s arrest. I hope the chamber secretary will fashion us with the information soon.

“However, if that is the case then due process has to take place. We have heard and read about reports of corruption in the council and let me make it abundantly clear that we have a duty to root out graft,” Mafume said.