Six members of the embattled Harare City Council Housing Committee have been arrested over illegal land scams.
The six were taken in late on Sunday.
The Housing Committee is chaired by Councilor Hammy Madzingira and has been at the centre of of land scandals that have already seen the arrests of Harare Mayor Herbert Gomba, Housing Director Addmore Nhekairo and 14 others.
Head of the Special Anti-Corruption Unit (Sacu) Mr Tabani Mpofu quoted by state media confirming the arrests and stating that there is evidence of activities.
The illegal selling of land for stands has become a perennial challenge at Town House with various residents organisations calling for the arrests of criminal Councilors.
The illegal activities have resulted in the decimation of wetlands and other protected areas leading to the sprouting of many illegal settlements.