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ZANU-PF youths extort miner

by Simbarashe Sithole
15 Oct 2022 at 17:45hrs | Views
ZANU PF Shamva district  youth chairperson  Ryan Dhokwani (31) and his accomplice Josphat Zvomuya (32) were dragged to  Bindura magistrates courts after allegedly extorting a miner US$50.

The duo appeared before magistrate Ruramayi Chitumbura who granted them $20 000 bail each.

The state alleged on October  9 the duo saw  approached Christopher Mazembe (42) who was at TV sales shop in  Bindura and demanded $50 which they said was for fuel.

Mazembe is a miner in Shamva and due to pressure exerted on him by the youths he gave them the demanded money.

The youths threatened to damage his mining equipment  if he does not comply to their demands.

After taking the $50 Dhokwani and Zvomuya went away.

Mazembe subsquently  filed a police report whuch led to the arrest of the two.

The matter continues on October 19

Source - Byo24News