Man ‘Impersonates’ Vp Chiwenga To Get Free Treatment

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Patience Nhamburo

A-35-year old man has been arrested for allegedly using vice president Constantino Chiwenga’s name to get free medical care at two medical centres in Harare. Marlon Katiyo, who is of no fixed abode, was arrested yesterday (Wednesday) and appeared in court this morning (Thursday) facing fraud charges.

Katiyo used four different names to avoid detection. Two of the names he used were General Chiwenga and Dominic Chiwenga.

Dominic is one of vice president Chiwenga’s middle names. The accused also used different residential addresses to avoid debt collectors. 

Harare Magistrate Dennis Mangosi remanded him to tomorrow (Friday) for bail application.