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Mike Chimombe, Moses Mpofu ‘Hiding’ In China As ZACC Threatens Vicious Action

The Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) has threatened to take forceful action should Mike Chimombe and his partner Moses Mpofu fail to present themselves for interviews.

ZACC had invited Chimombe, Mpofu, and Wicknell Chivayo for interviews as part of an investigation into alleged money laundering and abuse of office involving a contractual dispute between the trio over the supply of election materials to the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC).

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ZACC chairman, Michael Reza, speaking to journalists on the sidelines of the swearing-in of High Court judges at the Constitutional Court in Harare, stated that the trio was yet to hand themselves over to the commission for questioning.

Reza warned that if the trio did not voluntarily present themselves within an undisclosed timeline, ZACC would take action against them.

“We know they have their rights but we have our time limit. If they don’t come we will go after them,” he said.

Now, Chimombe and Mpofu, through their lawyers Antonio & Dzvetero Legal Practitioners, have revealed why they failed to present themselves to ZACC.

The lawyers stated that Mike Chimombe and Moses Mpofu are currently out of Zimbabwe but are willing to cooperate when they return fully. However, they did not disclose when the duo is expected back in the country.

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“Our clients are currently out of the country and will not be able to attend any interviews until their return to Zimbabwe, however, they are willing to co-operate fully with the investigations and are available to attend any requested interviews upon their return.,” part of the latter addressed to ZACC spokesperson  Commissioner Thandiwe Mlobane reads.

According to The  NewsHawks, Chimombe and Mpofu are currently in China.

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