Henrietta Rushwaya’s gold smuggling case latest: Harare regional magistrate delivers ruling


Zimbabwe Miners Federation president Henrietta Rushwaya was today cleared of allegations of offering a bribe to an airport official to allow to travel out of the country with 6kg of gold in October 2020.

Rushwaya was charged with bribery and was acquitted after a full trial.

In acquitting Rushwaya, Harare regional magistrate Mrs Learnmore Mapiye said there was a lot of inconsistencies in witnesses’ evidence and it was not convincing.

The court also said that the witnesses failed to corroborate in their testimonies.

— Herald

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