By Staff Reporter
Famous Chitungwiza land baron Fredrick Mabamba dies.
Mabamba collapsed Friday afternoon and was rushed to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead upon arrival.
He was facing 15 counts of fraud involving US$13 724 000 and $875 040 000 000 worth of State land.
It is alleged that Mabamba, without Chitungwiza Town Council’s authority, illegally created 200 residential stands valued at US$3 000 each.
He then sold the stands to homeseekers for US$600 000.
Using the same modus operandi, Mabamba sold residential stands worth US$1 058 000.
Mabamba created another 57 residential stands, which he allegedly sold and pocketed US$171 000 and most beneficiaries were not given offer letters by Chitungwiza Town Council.
Mabamba also allegedly created 400 residential stands valued at US$1 090 000 also without council approval, which he sold and pocketed the money.
He also created two car sale stands worth US$44 000 and pocketed proceeds from the deal.
It is alleged that Mabamba went on to create another 3 159 residential stands, which he sold and pocketed the