Marondera Central MP Lawrence Katsiru (Zanu-PF) yesterday accused his party colleague, Terence Mukupe (Harare East MP) of threatening to kill him in parliament while other MPs were debating other issues.
On a point of order Mr Speaker, is it parliamentary that Mukupe comes to my bench, where I am seated, to insult and threaten to kill me? Can you protect me Mr Speaker, and although he has threatened me, he is a small boy, and if he wants to rub shoulders with me, why can’t he wait until we are outside Parliament?
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However, Acting Speaker of the National Assembly, Rueben Marumahoko did not make a ruling on the matter and prevented any further discussions on the matter, saying he will make a ruling after investigations are done.
Marondera (formerly Marandellas) is located some 67 km from Harare and is the capital of Mashonaland East Province. The city is surrounded by commercial farms where the residents go for seasonal employment. In 2013, the town had a population estimated at 46 000. The flashy... Read More About Marondera
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