MASVINGO - Manjonjo Ushemasimba, who resides at number 15750 Runyararo West, was last week remanded in custody to Friday, January 19, by magistrate Takawira Mugabe on charges of vandalising billboards belonging to Pote Holdings.
It is the State's case that on a date unknown to the prosecutor but during the period extending from March 23 to 25, 2017, Ushemasimba unlawfully dismantled and took away two Pote Drilling billboards,one at the 2 km peg along Mutare - Masvingo Roadand the other at Craft Centre along Masvingo-Beitbridge Road.
Ushemasimba used the billboards to make sliding gates at his own work place in the light industrial area in Mucheke.
A Mucheke man identified the billboards and reported the matter to the police leading to the arrest of the accused person.
The total value of the stolen property was given as US$240.00.
Edmond Mapope represented the State.local