Henrietta Rushwaya has been fined us$5000, her 6kgs of gold forfeited to the state and has been given a non-custodial sentence by the high court in Harare today.
The level 15 fine she received of us$5000 is due on the 17th of November 2023 or 12 months in jail.
Her gold was forfeited to the State in terms of Section 62(1)(a ) of the Criminal procedure.
Henrietta had been held in custody for a 2020 case where she was caught at the airport with 6kgs of gold. Rushwaya maintains that she had picked the wrong bag.
More to follow…