Former deputy Minister of Information Bright Matonga has been arrested on allegations of theft of farm implements.

The implements are worth nearly US$500 000.

He is currently detained at a police station in Chegutu. The Zimbabwe Republic Police has confirmed the development.

“The ZRP confirms that Bright Matonga has been arrested by Police in Chegutu in connection with two reports of theft made by farmers who were leasing his farm.

“A warrant of arrest was duly issued by the courts. More details will be released in due course,” said ZRP.

More details to follow…