By Jane Mlambo| Suspended City of Harare Town Clerk Engineer Hosiah Abraham Chisango, three other municipality officials and Pokugara Properties as represented by Mandla Marlone Ndebele had their case of malicious damage to property postponed to 22 September by the Harare Magistrates Court today.
It is the state’s case, sometime between July 2018 and October 2018, at lot 9 of 21 on consolidated number 19559 of 19828 on Harare Township corner Teviotdale and Whitwell in Borrowdale, Mandla Marlone Ndebele, Hosiah Chisango, Isiah Zvenyika Chawatama, Samuel Nyabezi, Lasten Taonezvi and Ken Sharpe who is still at large destroyed a show house constructed by Harare business George Katsimberis without a court order.
The accused allegedly acted in common purpose and demolished Katsimberis’ Show house which had an approved plan without advising the complainant.
Van Blerk, Ndebele and Sharpe are also in trouble for failing or refusing to disclose that the stand in question was built with approved plans and for failing to caution Katsimberis of the demolition before undertaking such a drastic measure.
The state was represented by Zivanai Macharaga while Pokugara Properties counsel was Advocate Tawanda Zhuwarara.