Wednesday, 9 December 2020

MBARE WOMAN BUYS GOVT INPUTS IN MATABELELAND FOR RESALE

A Mbare woman was taken to court after being arrested while transporting a consignment of agricultural inputs from Matabeleland, which she intended to sell across the country.

Sekayi Masanjelo Roki Ntuli was said to have already sold 100 bags of fertilisers to a Nyanga farmer.

She appeared before Harare magistrate Mrs Judith Taruvinga charged with illegal sale of agriculture inputs.

The State led by Mr Lancelot Mutsokoti had it that on December 7 police was informed that Ntuli was trading in Presidential Agricultural Inputs she was acquiring from Matabeleland province.

On the same date, Ntuli was intercepted by police while in a 30-tonne truck loaded with inputs at Zuva Service Station along Samora Machel in Harare.

Upon being interviewed, Ntuli allegedly told the police that she had bought the inputs from one Mai Martin operating a company called Cosmo Spar (Pvt Ltd) located in Bulawayo.

The police also allegedly found 205 bags of cotton bulk blend fertilizer, 41 bags ammonium, 6 top dressing, 152 compound D among other inputs.

State opposed to granting of her bail. Herald

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