Former Health Minister David Parirenyatwa Arrested

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Former Minister of Health and Child Care Dr David Parirenyatwa has been arrested on charges of criminal abuse of office and is expected to appear in court today.

 

Police sources have told ZimLive that Parirenyatwa, whose term of office ended on August 26 with President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s inauguration, is facing corruption charges.

“He appointed a relative to head a hospital, while that relative was still employed by the National Pharmaceutical Company of Zimbabwe (NatPharm),” a police source familiar with the matter said.

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