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Retired soldier intimidates Gokwe villagers

by Stephen Jakes
22 Sep 2017 at 07:09hrs | Views
ZANU-PF ward Chairman, Johnson Sithole and Peter Mbakadha (a retired soldier) in Gokwe South ward 33 recently reportedly intimidated community members during a community sports tournament organised by Miriam Makweya at Nyamacheni Business Centre.

Heal Zimbabwe Trust reported that Sithole and Mbakadha threatened all opposition supporters with violence if they continue campaigning for their political parties in the area.

"The two indicated that the directive was coming from the ZANU PF MP for Gokwe Mapfungautsi Miriam Makweya," said the trust.

The trust also said in Gokwe South ward 19 a Gokwe-Kana Member of Parliament Owen Ncube intimidated village heads during a ZANU PF meeting conducted at Kudiwa Business centre recently.

"Ncube ordered village heads to compile names of community members within their jurisdiction and make sure they register to vote and vote for ZANU PF in the pending 2018 elections. He further threatened that all those who defy shall be dethroned from their positions," said the trust.

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