STAFF WRITER 10 January 2019
HARARE – Former Lands minister Douglas Mombeshora and his wife Millicent
yesterday lost household property worth thousands of dollars after failing
to settle an undisclosed debt to a local bank.
The couple’s property which include a washing machine, two wooden
sideboards, two-door steel cabinets, a massaging machine, a broken desk,
an electronic digital safe, books, a television, a plasma television, a
steel shelf, gym equipment and a boardroom table, among other items, was
auctioned to the public in line with a High Court order.
Meanwhile, prominent businessman MacDonald Chapfika will next week on
Wednesday lose property worth $1 000 at a public auction in Marondera.
Chapfika lost a high court case against Godwin Kwinjo and the courts
instructed the sell off his bedroom suit.
This is not the first time for the Highdown Investments owner to lose
property worth thousands due to defaulting on payment of debt.
In 2017, the prominent businessman, who had his exclusive deal to supply
Harare City Council with water treatment chemicals cancelled in 2010,
failed to pay an unspecified amount of money to Kwinjo, who later got a
writ of execution to attach the businessman’s property.
In 2014, Chapfika also lost property valued at $21 000 that was attached
after he failed to repay a debt to Nelhurst Trading.
In 2011, the High court ordered the sale of Chapfika’s double story house
he owned after he defaulted on a $300 000 loan.