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ZACC GOES AFTER GRACE

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Former First Lady Grace Mugabe is being investigated by Zimbabwe’s Anti-Corruption Commission over the sale of state land in Borrowdale.

Grace and her associates are said to have grabbed residential stands worth US$10 million in the upmarket development without paying a penny.

Arosume Property Development (Pvt) Limited was appointed as developers for the land on Carrick Creagh Estate allocated to Sally Mugabe Housing Cooperative in 2005 and have now lodged complaints with the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission and the Special Anti-Corruption Unit in the President’s Office.

Zacc spokesperson, Commissioner John Makamure said the commission would investigate all reported cases of corruption without fear or favour, including the Carrick Creagh Estate.

“We are dealing with all suspected cases of corruption that have either been reported to us, that have appeared in the media or even on social media. We are determined to allow the law to take its course,” he said.

It is alleged that Mugabe transferred to companies under the directorship of two of her children, Bona and Robert Mugabe Jnr, and seven stands totaling just under 10,2ha.

Companies and individuals associated with the First family that benefited include Farai Olivia Mushonganyika, who obtained land worth US$364 000 without paying, Junior Gumbochuma for land worth US$544 000 (1,2ha), Penking Investments for land of US$812 000 and Montshow Investments for land of US$1,9 million.