takes co-op members to court
Saturday, 06 November 2010 19:22
ZANU PF Harare province vice-chairman Christopher Chigumba has dragged seven
members of Zanoremba Co-operative in Chitungwiza to court accusing them of
disrupting the co-operative's operations despite the fact that they are not
fully paid members.
, through his
company Chigumba Property Holdings, also accused the
also filed papers against the Chitungwiza Town Council
to stop it
from granting leases to the beneficiaries and collecting rates from them.
It is expected that the outcome of the case involving the council will
determine the way forward in the case involving the beneficiaries.
The co-operative was started in November 2004 by residents of Seke South,
mostly Zanu PF supporters, civil servants and ordinary people struggling to
Meanwhile, the beneficiaries accuse Chigumba
of personalising the
cooperative in 2005.
More than 50 beneficiaries recently demonstrated