CIO boss hounding me: Kereke

FORMER Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor, Gideon Gono’s ex-adviser, Munyaradzi Kereke has sensationally claimed Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO) director-general, Happyton Bonyongwe had connived with other top officials in and outside government to financially cripple him.


The Bikita West Zanu PF legislator has also claimed Bonyongwe’s wife and Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) chairperson, Willia, and Gono were working on an elaborate plot to destroy his business empire and have all his bank accounts garnished.

Kereke yesterday alleged he was being punished for, among other things, stopping Gono and the CIO boss from selling the RBZ’s Fidelity Printers for a song to prominent Chinese national and billionaire, Sam Pah, who is presently in the jail in China on fraud allegations.

Pah reportedly has strong business links with the CIO.

The MP claimed Pah was Bonyongwe’s friend.

Kereke conceded that he was now financially incapacitated to hire a lawyer to represent him in a matter where he is being privately prosecuted for indecently assaulting and raping two minors.

The Zanu PF legislator made the revelations yesterday when he appeared unrepresented at the Constitutional Court after his lawyers, Makiya and Partners, renounced agency.

In his submissions, Kereke said his financial position had been worsened by Willia, whom he said was working in cahoots with her husband and Gono to financially incapacitate him.


“I have been thrust into a situation where all my financial services have been garnished by Zimra to a point where I am unable to fund senior counsels, as they had already prepared to argue the matter on my behalf,” he said, while seeking an indefinite postponement of his constitutional application challenging private prosecution.

“The action by Zimra is a direct attempt to cripple and disable me from attaining justice as a citizen of this country. On its own, Zimra issued a purported tax bill that has no merit and this was done by Willia Bonyongwe, the wife of the director-general of CIO, Happyton Bonyongwe.”

Kereke said Zimra had issued him with a huge tax bill after he filed a police report against Bonyongwe and Gono over an undisclosed sensitive crime allegedly committed by the pair.

“On November 6 last year, I had made a formal report to the police under IR110334, whereupon I was urging the police to carry out investigations against Happyton Bonyongwe, Gono and CIO director for economic research, Jimias Madzingira,” he said.

“The crimes for which I made a report are of a serious nature and it is against this background that the application before this court is being meddled by Zimra to disable me from being able to deal with this matter.”

Kereke told the court that Zimra had gone to the extent of garnishing his salary from his personal bank and even ordering him to pay tax for a farm owned by the Johanne Marange apostolic church, where he is just a member.

“Surprisingly, Zimra has assessed tax for a farm for Johanne Marange in Mashonaland West and put the bill in my individual personal account. It has become political and personal,” he said.

After presenting his submissions, the Attorney-General’s representative, Olivia Zvedi and lawyer Charles Warara, who is representing the interests of the alleged rape victim in the criminal case against Kereke, also made submissions and the matter was eventually postponed indefinitely.

18 Responses to CIO boss hounding me: Kereke

  1. mandhlovu January 21, 2016 at 7:39 am #

    For years Kereke has been fighting not to go on trial. He should clear his name and move on. As for these other crimes committed he should not link them to the rape case but pursue them separately.

    As for Zimra woes didn’t they start in 2012 and Bonyongwe’s wife only became board member in 2015. The journalist should also be analytic.

  2. machakachaka January 21, 2016 at 10:29 am #

    Kereke should clarify how the director general of the CIO can attempt to sell Fidelity Printers, a company he does not own or control. Is this Kereke guy not a clown?

    • Eliphas January 21, 2016 at 1:33 pm #

      You are a simpleton. Fidelity Printers in owned by the RBZ which Gono was governor and chairman. Did you not read this part, “Kereke yesterday alleged he was being punished for, among other things, stopping Gono and the CIO boss”. Sam Pa was brought to Zim by Bonyongwe, and he just needed to agree with Gono to sell Fidelity, simple.

  3. Azog January 21, 2016 at 10:48 am #

    i wish i could sympathize with you Dr. K but you have to know that in life you receive what you give. You raped those innocent souls for rituals tozviziva. Its a shame your wife knew and approved of it. Mati madii shefu…mucha-ma-ma

  4. Dr. Dhewa January 21, 2016 at 10:58 am #

    This guy should be renamed Muchemedzi Gehena, zanu pfutseki is full of clowns, the first one being Mr. 92 year old with no grandchilren.

  5. Tengenenge January 21, 2016 at 11:42 am #

    So your enemies forced you to rape the children. A real mental case. Fake PhDs have a way of manifesting themselves. The court must make sure he bear the costs of all his frivolous applications

  6. Kumbirai January 21, 2016 at 12:12 pm #

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  7. Asylum January 21, 2016 at 12:18 pm #

    Ndabatikana zvikuru nenyaya yenyu VaKereke. Zviya muri muGamatox here kana Chipfukuto?

  8. TONDORI January 21, 2016 at 12:26 pm #

    Just like you have been hounding these little girls for these past years.

  9. jacob January 21, 2016 at 1:37 pm #

    pedzai nyaya dzenyu comrade…….dont give silly excuses

  10. jactuvha January 21, 2016 at 1:39 pm #

    rape is a serious offence and musnt go unpunished

  11. Sagitarr January 21, 2016 at 1:55 pm #

    This man is wasting the court’s time. He tried for ages to block this trial, in itself which can be construed as an indictment. He has a chance to clear his name. Is he saying all these other stories (and he has plenty of them!!) are relevant here in preventing him from getting legal counsel? or he can no longer afford the expensive lawyers (who perhaps have a better chance of proving his innocence)? Sorry Kereke – you are acting like a scared & terrified teenager who has been caught red-handed……and your trial has hardly begun!!

  12. clement moyo January 21, 2016 at 3:00 pm #

    When we talk about removing Zanu P{F from power nobody seems very eager to participate in the formaton of that kind of menu. Thiings will continue being difficult unitl we achieve democracy and there will be serious resistence forevermore against democracy. Forget about People First – that thing just doesn’t exist.

  13. gwavava January 21, 2016 at 3:06 pm #

    So this young man I knew to be intelligent has sunk so low? I cant believe what he is saying unless for sure he raped because of rituals – that would prove mental instability.

  14. Mahwani January 21, 2016 at 5:12 pm #

    Uyu Tomana haazi weJohanne Marange futi ere? I smell a rat. Could it be the reason why the prosecution by the PG could not take place and why private prosecution was resisted by the PG.

  15. Matere January 21, 2016 at 6:24 pm #

    The case was “postponed indefinitely”, in other words it will never be concluded. I feel for the rape victims because justice will never touch the select like this guy. I suspect that this guy was advised by his lawyers to act like he is mad since they know that their case is weak. This shows that our justice system is weak, the court should have proposed a lawyer who can work pro borno since Kereke is now a pauper and cannot afford to hire a lawyer. remember the AG had previously refused to prosecute in this case. Hmmmmmmmmm aya mahwani evasina faction.

  16. Sekuru January 21, 2016 at 6:57 pm #

    Looks like in Kereke’s world everyone is wrong except him and those supporting him i.e. the Tomana’s of this world etc. What the young girls purportedly raped by him need is closure so they can go ahead with their miserable lives. Suggest the case proceeds whether he has a lawyer or not. This is for the good of the children.

  17. garikayi January 21, 2016 at 10:30 pm #

    I am a lawyer am available for pro borno.

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