President Emmerson Mnangagwa has expressed his disappointment at the rate at which corruption matters are being tried by the courts as they seem to be moving slowly with no progress being seen.
He said this in the Capital today while officially opened the new Labour Court building located right behind the Magistrate’s court along Rotten Row.
“I’m disappointed that corruption cases are not moving. We want to create a corruption free society and my government is fully committed to the rule of law,” he said.
Many cases of corruption are still pending before the courts including those of former foreign affairs Minister Walter Mzembi and Local government and public works minister Savior Kasukuwere who are on warrants of arrest and the suspended Zimbabwe Chief Magistrate, Mishrod Guvamombe together with many others.
Mnangagwa called for transparency and a corruption free judicial service.
He also bemoaned the shortages of courts.
“It is disheartening that we have three labour courts in the country for all the hard-working Zimbabweans, but my government is pushing for justice and transparency in all courts.
“My government will also continuously revise the labour laws and to make sure that the courts are serving the interests of the people,” he said.