Suspended Harare Town Clerk Back In Court Next Month
28 September 2021

By A Correspondent| Suspended City of Harare Town Clerk Hosiah Chisango had his trial for criminal abuse of office postponed to the 18th of October 2021 due to the absence of State Prosecutor Zivanai Macharaga who is attending a funeral.

Allegations against Chisango are that at an unknown date to the state but during the period extending from July 2018 to September 2018, he being a public officer acted inconsistent with his duties by showing disfavor to complainant Georgios Katsimberis by claiming that he had built a show house on stand 9 of 21 on consolidated stand number 19559 of 19828 Harare Township corner Teviotdale and Whitwell road, Borrowdale Harare without approved plan while favouring Pokugara Properties (PVT) Ltd in a dispute between complainant Georgios Katsimberis and Pokugara Properties (Pvt) Ltd.

Chisango has become a ‘resident’ at the Harare magistrates’ court facing a litany of charges during his tenure at Town House. He is represented by lawyer Alec Muchadehama.

Chisango in his personal capacity alongside controversial businessman Kenneth Raydon Sharpe, Pokugara Properties and its employees Michael Van Blerk, Mandla Marlone Ndebele and three City of Harare officials Isaiah Zvenyika Chawatama, Samuel Nyabezi, Lasten Taonezvi are also facing malicious damage to property charges after they allegedly connived to destroy the show house built by Katsimberis.