MDC-T accuses Zanu-PF supporters of blocking its rural campaign by intimidating villagers

MDC-T spokesperson Obert Gutu has accused Zanu-PF supporters of blocking its rural campaign by threatening villagers who dare associate with the opposition party.

Said Gutu:

The feedback we are getting is that most, if not all, rural areas remain outposts of Zanu PF tyranny and intimidation. Villagers are living in fear of their lives because they are constantly reminded that supporting any opposition political parties, particularly the MDC, is treasonous and that they will be beaten up and victimised if they attend any opposition political parties’ rallies and other functions.

However, Zanu PF spokesperson Simon Khaya Moyo urged the MDC-T to report cases of intimidation to the police.

More: Daily News

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Obert Chaurura Gutu is a Zimbabwean lawyer, politician and a former member of MDC-T where he was the party's spokesperson. Gutu had resigned from the party after leadership disputes following the death of its leader Morgan Tsvangirai., however, he was dismissed in March 2018 along... Read More About Obert Gutu

Simon Khaya Moyo is a politician and spokesperson of Zanu-PF and the current Minister of Energy and Power Development. He is a former ambassador of Zimbabwe to South Africa. Read More About Simon Khaya Moyo

The Movement for Democratic Change - Tsvangirayi (MDC-T) formerly just the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) is the main opposition party in Zimbabwe formed in an era of economic melt down and political unrest in 1999. The party was part of Zimbabwe's Government of National... Read More About MDC-T

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