BULAWAYO — Three Zanu PF activists accused of perpetrating violence during a meeting at the party’s provincial headquarters in March this year were last week further remanded for continuation of trial.
REPORT BY SILAS NKALA
Noah Gatsi (57), Ashley Shorai Mashungu (31), and Robert Ncube (58) are denying the charge of public violence and are out of custody on a US$150 bail each.
Magistrate Crispen Mberewere remanded the three to June 27.
It is alleged that on March 10, the three were part of the Zanu PF members who were at the meeting held at party’s headquarters, Davies hall.
The meeting was meant to discuss the then draft constitution.
The party’s national chairman, Simon Khaya-Moyo was reportedly present.
Violence allegedly erupted assome activists demonstrated against former Zanu PF provincial chairman, Killian Sibanda calling for his ouster.
Police were called to restore order and the three were fingered as being some of the instigators of mayhem, leading to their arrest.