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Three domestic workers from Belvedere, Harare, who have been in custody since October 2012 after allegedly splashing US$700 000 they stole from their employer on cars and houses before sharing the loot will know their fate today.Euna Tsekwete (32) of Shamva, Rebecca Kawe (28) of Zengeza 4 and Sheila Nyandoro (30) of Unit K in Chitungwiza pleaded not guilty to theft charges.

Prosecutor Mr Michael Reza closed the State case after calling eight witnesses, three of which were the accused’s relatives.

Harare magistrate Mr Hoseah Mujaya put the accused to their defence and the trio maintained their innocence. They told the court that they are cross border traders and that the money they splashed on cars and houses was obtained by their husbands at Chiadzwa.

The complainant in the matter is Mr Jamil Farogh who on the day left for Gweru.

Mr Reza alleged that Kawe stumbled upon cash amounting to US$700 000, which Mr Farogh had left in one of the drawers in the kitchen. She allegedly approached Tsekwete and Nyandoro and informed them about the money before they connived to steal it.

At the time of their arrest Tsekwete had allegedly bought two houses in Shamva, a Mazda 323 and had US$8 500 cash.

Kawe allegedly bought a residential property in Chitungwiza and a Mitsubishi Canter lorry before she squandered the rest of while Nyandoro bought a house in Unit K, Chitungwiza and a Honda CRV.

Mr Reza alleged that the three bought the properties using other people to evade detection.

Source : The Herald