Mwenezi women arrested for refusing to accept bond notes from cops


MWENEZI -A Mwenezi canteen owner has been fined $200 after she refused to sell Sadza to Police officers who offered to pay using $5 bond notes last week.

Shalati Siziba (47) appeared before Mwenezi Resident Magistrate Honesty Musiiwa yesterday for contravening section 3 (2) of Statutory Instrument 175 of 2008.

The State said that Siziba was arrested by Police officers whom she had refused to sell sadza to after they offered to pay using $5 bond notes. The incident happened on July 4, 2020 at Valley Business Centre at around 3pm.

In a separate incident, Sellina Mapopera (39) of Kavi Village under Chief Chitanga was also arrested for denying bond notes as a legal tender. Mapopera allegedly refused to accept $2 bond notes from Brilliant Mutasa who wanted to buy sadza.

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