Nine villagers who were evicted from Arnold Farm in Mazowe have filed contempt of court charges against Home Affairs minister Ignatius Chombo and Police Commissioner-General Augustine Chihuri. They want the two arrested for defying a High Court order which barred the Zimbabwe Republic Police and other government authorities from demolishing the gvillagers’ homes and evicting them. The viullagers are bing evicted to make way for the expansionn of First Lady Grace Mugabe’s business empire.
The villagers have also sought the help of SADC and the AU to stop the evictions and to compel the government to follow the rule of law.
Augustine Chihuri is a retired Zimbabwe law enforcement officer and former Zimbabwe Republic Police Commissioner General. He is a war veteran who received his military training at Mgagao in Tanzania as well as the longest-serving police chief in Zimbabwe since Independence. On 13 November 2017... Read More About Augustine Chihuri
Dr. Ignatius Chombo is a Zimbabwean politician and a former member of the ruling Zanu-PF party. He is also the former Minister of Finance and Economic Development. On 14 November 2017, after the military took over control of the country, Chombo was reportedly arrested by... Read More About Ignatius Chombo