The Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) has been accused by the opposition party MDC of doing a “hatchet job” for Zanu-PF after the anti-corruption body focused its attention on MDC officials. ZACC has started investigating cases involving MDC officials suspected of corruption running into millions of dollars.
Zanu PF is so embarrassed by events of the past few weeks that have proved that graft and corruption are firmly located in the party, and are now planning a swoop on MDC members in a desperate attempt at equalisation.
It has come to our attention that upon realising the political damage of the corruption stories confirming that Zanu PF is the haven for the corrupt and kleptocratic, the party is planning to stage-manage cheap drama by picking up a few opposition and civic activists to spread the political damage.
Zacc should act without fear or favour and should shy away from playing politics and being used to smear, malign and soil the images of innocent Zimbabweans as they will definitely be embarrassed in the courts.
Of course, corruption should be dealt with severely. Zimbabweans know that it was the MDC that first sent a loud message against corruption when it fired a whole council in Chitungwiza on suspicion of having dabbled in corrupt activities,
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