Allied Bank teller arrested for fraud


A FORMER bank teller with Allied Bank, Joy Mureyani yesterday appeared at the Kwekwe Magistrates’ Court facing charges of swindling two of the bank’s clients of $7 037 four years ago.


Mureyani (30) pleaded not guilty to 22 counts of fraud and was remanded to November 25 for trial.

The former bank teller is alleged to have withdrawn the cash from two Allied Bank accounts belonging to a school teacher, Getrude Ruhonde, and Teclar Makusha.


Prosecutor Simeleni Nkala alleged that during the height of cash shortages at the collapsed Allied Bank, Mureyani filled in withdrawal forms and forged signatures of the two women.

The State alleges he then made cash withdrawals at intervals from the two accounts and converted the money to his own use.

It is alleged Mureyani withdrew $4 735 from Ruhonde’s account in 17 transactions and $2 300 from Makusha’s account in five transactions.

However, the matter was discover when the victims requested bank statements for their accounts only to find out that their money had been withdrawn.

Mureyani was represented by Innocent Hore.


  1. when did they found that their accounts were withdrawn?considering that Allied bank has since been closed, what prompted them to check their statements after 4 years and where did they checked their bank statements…there is more to this story

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