Registrar General Mr Clemence Masango has been arrested for criminal abuse of office and flouting tender procedures in purchase of five service vehicles.
He is now in police custody pending court appearance tomorrow.
The development was announced by the ruling ZANU PF party which posted on Twitter saying:
ZACC has arrested Registrar-Gen Clement Masango on allegations of making an irregular purchase of vehicles for Central Registry. Masango was picked by police to assist with investigations and is detained at Mabelreign Police Station.
Masango’s arrest follows a government-commissioned forensic audit and Zacc investigations instituted this week. Already two vehicles have been impounded pending further investigations.