Madala jailed 2 years after being caught with digging tools & peanut butter container along a river


A MAN (64) was convicted to 2 years in prison for unlawfully prospecting gold without a licence.

In a statement, the National Prosecuting Authority of Zimbabwe (NPAZ) said Leonardo Siamatanga was caught by Mausadonha Rangers during a routine patrol along the Marova River, Mashonaland East.

The suspect was found with digging tools, a plastic dish, and a peanut butter container which was suspected to have gold ore.

“Siamatanga was convicted after the full course of a trial at Karoi Magistrates Court and was sentenced to two years in prison,” reads the statement.

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