Zimbabwe ex-Vice-President Phelekezela Mphoko in justice for corruption

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Phelekezela Mphoko was co-vice-president with Emmerson Mnangagwa underneath Robert Mugabe

Zimbabwe’s former Vice-President Phelekezela Mphoko has been postulated bail after appearing in justice on crime charges.

This comes a day after anti-corruption officials pronounced they were treating him as a fugitive.

They indicted him of pushing divided from a troops hire where he was ostensible to make a matter on allegations being leveled opposite him.

Mr Mphoko’s counsel says his customer denies a charges of abuse of office.

Mr Mphoko was a co-vice-president underneath Robert Mugabe.

Poison fear

He served alongside stream President Emmerson Mnangagwa when Mr Mugabe was suspended by a troops in Nov 2017, though a dual have depressed out.

On Tuesday, his counsel Zibusiso Ncube pronounced a former vice-president feared being incarcerated and tainted and called a claims that he was on a run “sensationalist”.

Mr Mphoko denies claims he abused his bureau after allegedly attack a troops hire in 2016 perfectionist a recover of an official, Mr Ncube said.

Earlier this month, a boss dismissed Tourism Minister Prisca Mupfumira “for control inapt for a apportion of government” after her detain over a disappearance of millions of dollars from a country’s grant fund.

Zimbabwe’s anti-corruption elect alleges a income went blank during her time as apportion of work and amicable welfare. Ms Mupfumira denies a allegations.