Wednesday, 22 February 2012 19:35
St Mary’s House of Assembly Member, Mr. Marvellous Khumalo who is facing charges of abusing the Constituency Development Fund has been freed on US$300 bail.
Khumalo has been asked to report to the Anti-corruption Commission once a week as part of his bail conditions.
The State, led by Mr. David Magwegwe alleges that Khumalo abused US$30 000 meant for developing his constituency and diverted it to his personal use.
It is further alleged that Khumalo took part of the money and bought a truck which he was hiring out for his personal gain.
He is understood to have made councillors to sign blank withdrawal slips and withdrew more than US$25 000 from constituency development account and converted it to his personal use.