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Political environment in Zimbabwe update - Week ending 31 March
April 05, 2013
village, ward 27 in Chief Chimombe area, Buhera, Maud Mwanyiswa
was assaulted by Mr Alois Chamangwari a ZANU PF youth member
on 21 March 2013. Mrs Mwanyisa was assaulted for greeting Mr
Makambanga an MDC aspiring councillor for ward 27. The case
was reported to the police and the police are still investigating
Dzirwa an MDC chairperson for ward 34 in Chief Chipunza area,
was abducted and assaulted by four unidentified men on Saturday
30 March. He was later dumped in Headlands. He sustained serious
injuries on his head and legs. The case was reported to the
police but no arrests have been made yet
of political violence were reported in Guruve.
village, Chitepo area ward 28, on 21 March, members of one family,
Kenias Mamwene, Calvin Mamwene and Florence Mamwene were assaulted
by ZANU PF youths for coordinating a Christian care meeting.
The case was reported to the police but to date the perpetrators
have not been apprehended.
East ward 15, many people are struggling to register as voters
as they are failing to produce proof of residence which is a
requisite for voter registration. The potential voters are failing
to produce the proof of residence which is acquired from the
council office as the council is demanding two dollars from
each person for them to issue the proof of residence. People
are complaining that they cannot afford such an amount. Paradoxically,
ZANU PF members are being brought in by trucks and issued with
the proof of residence without paying any amount.
2, Karoi, suspected ZANU PF youths on 26 March, rounded up all
the ladies who where in some nightclubs in the town and questioned
them if they had voted in the just ended referendum. It is alleged
that one of the ladies confessed that she did not vote and immediately
was manhandled by the youths who threatened her with unspecified
action if she does not register and vote for President Mugabe
in the pending elections. HZT advised the lady to report the
case to the police.
of political violence were recorded in Mudzi.
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