Former Midlands Minister Jason Machaya judgment date set for August 17

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OWEN MATAVA in Gweru

Former Gokwe Senator and Midlands Provincial Affairs Minister Jason Machaya whose judgment day had earlier on set for Monday July, 28,  2020 was told that he will know his fate on August 17, 2020, midlands news can reveal.

Machaya is facing criminal abuse of office charges.

Machaya appeared before provincial Magistrate, Tavengwa Sangster who is expected to deliver the final judgement in three weeks time. Machaya is facing allegations of unlawfully allocating and disposing of State land, faces a length jail term should he be found guilty.

The former minister was arrested on the 3rd of January, 2018 and is out of custody on 1 000ZWL bail

Tawenga remanded Machaya to August 17 for judgement while Wadzanai Shayanewako represented the state.