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updated 10:20 AM UTC, Dec 13, 2023

Zimbabwe Vice President’s Wife, Marry Chiwenga Arrested Over Alleged Money Laundering

Unic Press UK: The wife of Zimbabwe Vice President Constantino Chiwenga, Marry Chiwenga was arrested Saturday by the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) over money laundering and fraud, the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation reported, citing a statement issued by the country’s anti-corruption commission’s spokesperson Mr. John Makamure.

In this case, in which, the complainant is the husband, the accused Marry Chiwenga would face a six counts of money laundering and 1 count of fraud

Marry is accused of diverting more than US$1 million of public funds for her own purposes, including buying assets [cars, furniture, and houses in South Africa]; and violating the country’s Exchange Control Act through the diversion of large sums of foreign currency (US$114, 000.00) to the Peoples Republic of China.

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