Local celebs including Malcolm X and Babalwa Mneno have come out in defence of Zimbabwean “blesser” Genius “Ginimbi” Kadungure, after the businessman was arrested for alleged tax evasion.
According to TimesLIVE Ginimbi, who has become known across Southern Africa for his flashy lifestyle was nabbed for tax evasion over a period of nine years over the weekend. It is alleged that he owes the tax man at least US$22m (R3.8-billion). He has denied the charges.
Zimbabwean news publication Daily News reported that Ginimbi was remanded in custody on Friday and spent the weekend in jail. He was released on US$1,000 (R14,000) bail by a Harare High Court judge on Tuesday afternoon.
Star FM Zimbabwe claimed that while in prison Ginimbi arranged that bail be paid for 50 prisoners who could not afford to pay the amounts they owed.