RG officer in bribery charge

A processing officer at the Registrar-General’s Office in Chiredzi appeared in court last Friday charged with corruption and abuse of office after he allegedly demanded bribes from two people seeking to have their identity documents processed.


The suspect, Obert Chigaba (45), is alleged to have received a $50 bribe from Angeline Pikele and Shengwe Chizeze on March 14 this year to facilitate processing of their birth certificates and national identification cards.

It is alleged that Chigaba told the two it could take them at least three months to get their IDs if they did not pay the bribe, adding the verification process would involve having their fingerprints checked at KG VI in Harare.

After receiving the bribe money, Chigaba allegedly processed the pair’s documents within a month.

However, Pikele and Chizeze reported the matter to the police, leading to his arrest.

Chiredzi magistrate Tinashe Ndokera granted him $200 bail and remanded him to July 18.

Prosper Chipangura prosecuted

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  1. corruption in the society…!

  2. There is much corruption in the RG’s office of Chiredzi. All stuff there must be investigated. I have once to those offices.

  3. Hiiweee..

  4. Its not the RG’s offices only rocked by corruption bt its is the RG’s (Robert Gabriel) administration , so for a corrupt free nation let’s get read of this military inspired zanu PFutseki or zanu Poor Fever , sometimes I think alone is this nation gona be normal 1 day ? Is the law gona be obeyed by every1 ? Bt how if the roots are mounted in ruling party , in 33 yrs none of them have been caught at the wrong side of the law expect for divorcing their Random ladies , question to ask and with no answers to it is ,UNTILL WHEN zimbabwe let’s wake up
    Time is revenue

  5. Taizviona kuti mamwiro awaita doro kuti haisi mari yekushanda chete

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