Zimbabwe’s ex-Finance minister Ignatius Chombo released from prison

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Ignatuis Chombo, ex Zimbabwe finance Minister
Ignatuis Chombo, ex Zimbabwe finance Minister

High Court in Zimbabwe on Thursday released on bail former finance minister Ignatius Chombo who is facing charges of corruption dating back two decades, including defrauding the central bank.

The former finance was arrested by the military during last month coup that forced President Robert Mugabe to step down.

One of his body-guard was shot dead during the arrest as the army execute the so called “Operation Restore Legacy”.

Chombo was released on R60 000.00 bail, his lawyer denied all charges of fraud and corruption leveled against him.

 

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