Corruption Rocks Harare - Beitbridge Highway Project As 215 Drums Of Tar ‘Vanish’ Without A Trace

In a case that reeks of corruption, 215 drums or 43 000 litres of tar have gone missing at a Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure Development deport in Chivhu.

The missing tar is for one of the government’s major projects to expand the dilapidated Harare-Beitbridge Highway.

The value of the missing tar is RTGS I million.

Mashonaland East Police spokesperson Inspector Tendai Mwanza confirmed the case of the missing tar but could not say when it was stolen.
Corruption Rocks Harare - Beitbridge Highway Project As 215 Drums Of Tar ‘Vanish’ Without A Trace

Minister of Transport Joel Biggie Matiza said he was in a meeting when contacted for comment.

The Mirror has established that Chivhu Deport received 250 drums of tar each holding 200 litres on March 4; 5 and 6.
The security details safeguarding were not advised to also protect the drums.

On April 8, Tendai Nyangwande who is a clerk at the depot visited the site and found out that 215 drums were missing and then made a police report.

The police have not ruled out an inside job.

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