Chegutu Rural District Council has with immediate fired its chief executive Mr Dan Zvobgo over allegations of abuse of office and gross mismanagement.
Mr Zvobgo, whose benefits have been terminated, was dismissed while on forced leave after allegedly failing to appear before an investigation committee.
Chegutu RDC chairman Mr Tatenda Gwinji confirmed the sacking of Mr Zvobgo this morning, but could not immediately give finer details.
However, according to documents in possession of this publication Mr Zvobgo was accused of a litany of issues including giving a Non-Governmental Organisation, Direct Aid, a lease for Jinkstown Primary School without following proper council procedures.
Mr Zvobgo also allegedly went into a barter trade land deal with Croco Motors without council mandate.
He is also accused of prejudicing council by drafting and issuing a developmental permit for Sunny Fi Yeng Norton Tile Company without council mandate and in the process the council was underpaid as only $17000 was paid instead of 0,5 percent of their project value which is at around US$30 million.