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Bulawayo tycoon demands justice for City man killed by Bulawayo police

by Mandla Ndlovu
31 May 2020 at 16:52hrs | Views
Bulawayo born venture capitalist and hedge fund manager Kelvin Mazhandu has issued a message of condolence to the family of the Bulawayo city man Paul Munakopa who was killed by details of the Zimbabwe Republic Police.

Munakopa was killed by police officers last Saturday after a high speed chase.

Said Mazhandu, "I have read the gruesome murder of an innocent civilian by our law enforcement agents. It pains me to see this kind of brutality happening to fellow citizens especially committed by the state agents who are supposed to enforce and abide by the responsibility to protect principle.

"Chapter 4 of the Zimbabwean constitution hold the right to life as a sacrosanct right which must never be taken away from any human being. So far there are no reports that the late citizen was armed or possessed any weapon. If life can be taken away so easily, I shudder to imagine what kind of society have we become. Remember God says in the book of Genesis: What have you done? The voice of your brother's blood is crying to me from the ground.

"God is Supreme, God is not blind, and God avenges innocent blood. I pray as a nation we repent from our wicked ways and seek the faith of love, peace and justice.
"In my own capacity as Mazhandu and in my other capacity as the President of Zimbabwe Christian Leaders in South Africa, I would be reaching out to the Munakopas soon and we see how we can help. The late brother was a father, an uncle and a son. If it can happen to him, it means it can happen to any of us."
Meanwhile Bulawayo social media influencers have launched an online campaign called #Justice4Paul which seek to compel the state and the justice system to bring closure to the Munakopa's case.

Source - Byo24News