Chitungwiza Ward 7 councillor and Mayor Lovemore Maiko has been recalled from council by the Movement for Democratic Change-T
Acting town clerk Mrs Evangelista Machona confirmed having received a letter from Local Government and Public Works Minister July Moyo confirming that Mayor Maiko has been expelled from the MDC-T.
Mrs Machona said the recalled mayor has since been notified of his recall.
Maiko was once arrested for alleged abuse of office.
Maiko was previously arrested in 2019 on allegations of abuse of office through corrupt activities involving the sale of commercial stands.
He is among top officials that have been arrested in the new dispensation under President Mnangagwa, who is calling for zero tolerance to corruption.