Zimbabwe National Roads Administration (ZINARA) finance director Simon Taranhike was arrested on Monday, Zim Morning Post can reveal.
This publication understands that Taranhike was picked up by the Criminal Investigation Department Special Anti- Corruption Unit in the Office of the President and is currently being held for questioning.
He is being charged for criminal abuse of office and attempts to conceal corruption.
Impeccable sources told this publication that Taranhike is one of the ZINARA bosses who were under investigation for attempts to conceal corruption through media blackouts among other methods.
“He (Taranhike) is one of the bosses at ZINARA who were trying to conceal corruption and he was picked by the Criminal Investigation Department yesterday and as we speak he is being taken to the Special Anti-Corruption Unit in the Office of the President ” revealed an insider.
His Lawyer Purity Chikangaise could neither confirm nor deny the development when contacted for a comment on Tuesday morning.
“I cannot comment now, phones are restricted here, can you call me after an hour,” said Chikangaise.
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