Former Mines and Mining Development Permanent Secretary, Francis Gudyanga was today convicted of corruptly claiming US$29 000 from the Minerals Marketing Corporation of Zimbabwe (MMCZ) in sitting allowances on behalf of a dissolved board.
Gudyanga was being charged with criminal abuse of office as a public officer after claiming the sitting allowances for a board that had been dissolved in 2013.
He was convicted by Harare magistrate Mrs Barbra Chimbodza after a full trial and he was remanded in custody to Wednesday for sentence.
Prosecutor, Mr Michael Chakandida represented the state.
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