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Mnangagwa crippled Majonga allegations backfires for Jonathan Moyo?

by Staff reporter
25 Sep 2017 at 22:48hrs | Views
The letter from Mnangagwa's lawyers threatening to sue Prof Jonathan Moyo for $3m for claiming the VP crippled ex-broadcaster Godfrey Majonga.





This comes after Mugabe told a bumper crowd in Bindura on Saturday that a 72-minute video presented in the Zanu-PF politburo by Higher Education minister Jonathan Moyo on July 19 claimed Mnangagwa almost killed and succeeded in ending the career of the then ZBC television star.

Mugabe claimed at a rally that Mnangagwa found Majonga in a flat of his girlfriend and, raging with fury, allegedly forced the soft-spoken media personality to choose between sitting on a red-hot stove or jumping to his death from the third floor of a downtown high rise building in the capital.

Majonga allegedly took the easy route of jumping through the window of the flat where the stand-off occurred, according to Mugabe.

The former broadcaster sustained multiple injuries following the fall, with his nervous system devastated by spinal cord injuries from blunt force trauma after landing on hard concrete.

He became paralysed and wheelchair-bound for life.

In an explosive video - which he used in defence of embattled Zanu PF political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere - Moyo alleged that Mnangagwa was a callous and cruel leader hell-bent on usurping Mugabe's power.

Moyo's video - presented on a smart board in the politburo - spotlights a nine-page document called Blue Ocean, allegedly authored by Mnangagwa and his allies, claiming that the vice president was the designated successor or that he was the only successor on the verge of taking over anytime now.

Mugabe told the rally that Moyo had excavated dirt on Mnangagwa's role in the 2004 Tsholotsho plot meant to further the vice president's presidential chances.

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