GWERU – Verdict to suspended Gweru town clerk Elizabeth Gwatipedza is set to be announced this week, CommuTalk News has learnt.
Gwatipedza has been undergoing disciplinary hearings since her suspension last year that were meant to investigate and pass decision to her alleged crimes.
Gwatipedza was suspended is facing 12 charges mainly linked to misconduct and mismanagement.
Council has also started hearings on its suspended Estates and Valuations Officer Gibson Chingwadza who is being accused of prejudicing the local authority of USD300 000 in shoddy property leases and land deals.
This publication is also well informed that hearings in his case had delayed commencement as Chingwadza had dodged hearings on medical grounds until council requested a medical certificate determining whether he was fit to stand hearings or not for which he was found fit stand his disciplinary hearings.
The City of Gweru Mayor Josiah Makombe could neither deny nor accept emerging details to the ongoing developments but however confirmed that both hearings are underway and verdicts are expected as soon as investigations are finished.
“I can not get into detail but I can confirm that hearings on both officials have commenced. Every hearing should come up with a verdict so we are expecting that as soon as the presiding teams feel they have come to a decision to give judgement. We are just adopt and implement judgement delivered,” Makombe said.