Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO) deputy director Albert Ngulube was arrested by members of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF).
Higher Education Minister Professor Jonathan Moyo and Local Government Minister Saviour Kasukuwere were picked up from President Robert Mugabe’s “Blue Roof” residence to KGV1 Military Barracks. Finance Minister Ignatius Chombo was arrested after a gun battle between members of the military and his body guards. He was reportedly found with $10 million US dollars in his house. The ZDF arrested a number of ministers and senior party officials over allegations of “committing crimes that are causing social and economic suffering in the country in order to bring them to justice.“