Former Minister of Health and Child Care, Dr David Parirenyatwa has been granted $1000 bail and ordered to surrender passport to the clerk of court.
He has also been ordered to reside at his given address and report twice every week at his nearest police station.
Parirenyatwa is accused of “acting in contrary and inconsistent with his duties as public officer by directing the Natpharm board Chairperson Dr George Washaya to end Flora Nancy Sifekani’s contract with NatPharm as the Managing Director thereby showing disfavour to Flora Nancy Sifekani.
“The accuser further indicates that he required Flora Nancy Sifekani’s services at the Ministry of Health and Child Care head office for an indefinite period.
In the same directive, the accused showed favour to the ministry’s deputy director Pharmaceutical services, Newman Maddie’s by imposing him as the Acting Managing Director of Natpharm with effect from 01 June 2018,” reads Parirenyatwa’s charge sheet.
— Zimbabwe Eye