Gweru bus operator nabbed on 8 counts of fraud

ALLIEWAY NYONI ZVISHAVANE – A prominent Gweru businessman who also operates a fleet of busses under the trade name Gettingson Bus ...


ALLIEWAY NYONI

ZVISHAVANE – A prominent Gweru businessman who also operates a fleet of busses under the trade name Gettingson Bus Services, Lot Gaka (40) has appeared in court facing eight counts of fraud.
Gaka allegedly bought 48 000 bottles of Chibuku Super Beer on eight different occasions using Barclays Bank RTGS. The beer was bought from Metro Peach Wholesalers in Zvishavane and Gaka was remanded in prison to September 29, 2017 for sentence.
He allegedly prejudiced the wholesaler of $5 000 on each occasion bringing the total values of lost goods to $40 000.
Gaka who lives at 12 Simon Mazorodze Way, Riverside in Gweru is a popular businessman and is the owner of a successful Midlands business empire called Gettingson Investments.
The State said from March 23, 2017 to May 8, 2017 Gaka went to Baclays Bank Gweru branch and applied for RTGS at eight different intervals from his account number 1012962.
Gaka who is represented by Chikonye, Ushe and Hlabano Legal Practioners made an application of USD$5000 at every interval which was only bank stamped but not processed. The Court is told that the accused knew well that there was no money in his account when he made the RTGS applications.
Gaka would use the stamped copy of the RTGS to get beer after negotiations with Metro Peech Wholesale manager Nyasha Machingauta (40). Machingauta has since lost his job because of the case and is testifying as a State witness.
Machingauta would release goods namely 6000 X 1,25litres of Chibuku Super opaque beer.
The matter came to light when the wholesale accounts department audited their books and revealed that all Gaka's eight RTGS payments were not honoured. An internal investigation was launched until the matter was handed over to CID Zvishavane recorded under CR86/05/17 PP618/17.
Baclays Bank Gweru branch manager Emmanuel Shamhuyenhanzva said they never had such RTGS from Gaka within their bank system and alleged that a fake stamp might have been used in the scam.
He suspected that Gaka could have been working with an unknown bank employee who assisted with the stamp.
Stanley Ncube prosecuted.
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