The Ministry of Transport and Infrastructural Development’s road engineer for Gutu District Dumisani Shirichena has been arrested for alleged abuse of office.
He is being detained at Gutu Police Station and is expected to appear in court today.
He was arrested at Mpandawana Growth Point together with Fastino Madzokere, an assistant administrator in the same department on Tuesday and they are charged with criminal abuse of office as public officers.
Shirichena is also a Pastor at the Word of Life International Ministry Church.
Philip Shumba of Mutendi, Mudisi and Shumba who is representing the two accused confirmed the arrest.
Allegations are that Shirichena connived with Madzokere and they marked two employees as present at work on four occasions whilst they were absent.