Energy Mutodi arrested

BUSINESSMAN-cum-musician Energy Mutodi was yesterday arrested in the capital for an undisclosed offence.

STAFF REPORTER

NewsDay witnessed the arrest of Mutodi outside the civil courts. Mutodi, who was clad in a navy-blue designer suit, tried to resist arrest before he was handcuffed.

Although details leading to his arrest were sketchy at the time of going to print last night, the mucisian was detained at Harare Central Police Station.

His lawyer Jonathan Samukange last night said police were yet to prefer charges against him.

“I am yet to get full details from the police who are investigating the matter,.” Samukange said. “I can confirm that they picked him up at the civil courts and he was literally manhandled by the officers.”

Sources said Mutodi could have been arrested for a botched housing deal.

Disgruntled home seekers recently besieged Mutodi’s Zimtrust Housing Company in Harare demanding refunds for stands they were allegedly promised since 2007.

Some 30 irate clients recently converged at the company premises in central Harare, demanding audience with him or his managers, but he reportedly failed to do so.

The clients, some of whom were reportedly owed as much as $4 000 each, turned office equipment upside-down throwing everything all over the floor and emptied flower pots on desks and carpets.

Harare Provincial Police Spokesperson Tadius Chibanda declined to comment saying he was not in his office.

19 Comments

  1. mr mutodi zvemadhiri siynai nazvo,it tarnishes your image asi magitare haasi kunyatso fire here!!!!!!!!!!

  2. yaaaaa hapana chirikuita uko… hanzi chitima chauya nemari…….aaaaah mutodi akomana apa achibira vanhu nxiii

  3. hardy samangton

    mr mutodi tried his best to destroy young peter moyo.he should have sympathised with the young boy.face the music mr chitima chemari

  4. Hatred is wat drives me on.i want my hard earned cash or a stand Mtodi.your arrest wl signify a lot.you will pay period.not in june but today.I hate you bcoz you are a thief

  5. Chitima chemari chaponja!!!!!!

  6. Thoz that exalt themselvs shall be humiliated

  7. Hana chisingaperi wanga iuchinyanya kuvhairira vamwe kuti kungotanga neku fia zvino mazo faiwa. Chitima chamira.

  8. wamama mutodi,uchinyanya!!!

  9. Spencer na Shiga Shiga must be very embarrased.

  10. Yes yes batai munhu o batai munhu zimbavha o batai munhu sotai munhu.

  11. WILLARD MUBVUMBI

    TO HELL WITH THAT BLOODY FUCKING CROOK. Vete al infierno!

  12. WILLARD MUBVUMBI

    IN LIFE DONT TRUST ANYONE. Confiar nadie.

  13. Mutodi must pay back my money.you conned us our hard earned cash then he goes to prison

  14. Batai munhu huori hwanyanya

  15. mbavha nxa !

  16. Mutodi akafanana na chipamba we mcdowells international matsotsi vakadya mari dzedu. Chipamba akatenga hotel asi haasi kuda kundipa mari yangu.

  17. Zikumbavha rakatibira mari kuno kwa mutare.Ngarifire mujeri zimunin’ina raChidhumo.

  18. Ndosaka takaita BATAI MUNHU CONCERT.those who are corrupt tiri kuku batai mose.majaira kudya zvemahara kunge shiri.

  19. if he did it in the name of zpf nyaya yacho haina kwainoenda.

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