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War vets in Pumula threatened for expressing displeasure against Mugabe

by Stephen Jakes
19 Dec 2016 at 05:44hrs | Views
War veterans in Pumula were reportedly threatened by unknown men for expressing displeasure towards President Robert Mugabe's tenure in power.

The Zimbabwe Peace Project reported that the war veterans held a secret meeting at Old Pumula shopping centre where they vowed to continue with the meetings until more people joined them in calling for the president not to stand in the 2018 elections.

ZPP also said Phillip Musimwa from Bulawayo East was physically harassed and insulted by Obert Dube and Custon Chiginge who accused him for defecting from their party the People's Democratic Party (PDP) led by Tendai Biti to Zimbabwe People First (Zim PF) led by Dr Joice Mujuru. No police reports were made.

"Heavily armed police officers were patrolling the city center, in anticipation of a demonstration against the introduction of bond notes. There was also a marked increase of roadblocks on main roads leading to the city center. The demonstration did not take place," said ZPP.

Source - Byo24News