A HARARE man has been arraigned before the courts on allegations of defrauding his victim of US$4 530 in a botched vehicle deal.
The suspect, Larry Makahamadze (34), on Friday appeared before magistrate Yeukai Dzuda, who granted him $10 000 bail.
The case was remanded to February 2 for routine remand.
The State alleges that sometime in March 2019, Makahamadze misrepresented to Enias Tanyongana that he was selling a Mercedes-Benz C180 for
Makahamadze alleged that he was selling the motor vehicle to raise capital for his business of supplying laptops.
It was, however, later discovered that the vehicle was non-existent after Tanyongana had already paid for it.
Only US$1 230 was recovered.