“I Was Ordered To Kill Walter Mzembi By A Senior Govt Official” Claims Self Confessed Assassin

In a police report filed at Borrowdale Police Station on January 24 at 19:49 hours and seen by Daily News, Munyaradzi Mupazviripo claims he was ordered by Tourism and Hospitality Industry permanent secretary Bradah Maunganidze who is also his brother. He claims he was given the order to kill Walter Mzembi in May 2015 and was told he would receive a $50 000 cash.

The docket was recorded by a constable J Mapfumo, force number 063184. The case is recorded under RRB number 0242860061 and CR 345/01/18. Mupazviripo who is in hiding, said he decided to make the police report because he was receiving death threats for refusing to carry out the order to eliminate Mzembi. Part of the police report reads:

Sometime in 2014, I was employed by the accused person to work as his manager at his farm in Masvingo close to Nemamwa Sikato farm. I went to the farm, took over everything at the farm, including a .303 rifle with a magazine of three rounds.

Are you in Zimbabwe?
Read Pindula News without data on your phone on freedata.pindula.co.zw
Only Applicable to Econet lines


I stayed at the farm for almost a year. In May 2015, the accused person came to the farm. The accused person told me that I must go to (a named bank in Masvingo) to see the manager and be given $50 000. I was not given the money by the manager at the bank. The accused said the money was for my self-use. All this was done in a phone conversation.

The accused later came to the farm in the same month and he started talking about military training and how to eliminate people. The accused said he was trained to kill and steal.

The accused told me that Mzembi is the one who is disturbing him at his workplace and I must deal with him using the .303 rifle at the farm. The accused went on and told me that he will give me the farm and that the assignment of eliminating by killing Mzembi has many people and an award will be given to the one who first eliminates Mzembi.

The accused promised me that if I do the job, I will take the farm and he will deposit $50 000 in my account. I did not admit to what was being said by the accused person. He drove and went away. I then later phoned the accused person and told him I cannot do what he had ordered me to do and I am going to handover the gun (.303 rifle) to police.

I later handed over the gun to one called Nemukuyu who was to hand over the accused the gun. I then moved from Masvingo to Harare.

When contacted for comment, Maunganidze denied allegations that he ordered Mzembi’s assassination saying that he had no reason to kill him since they are related.

More: Daily News

Walter MzembiBorrowdaleHarare

Walter Mzembi is a Zimbabwean politician and a former member of the ruling Zanu-PF party. He is also the former Minister of Foreign Affairs. He is the current president of People's Party which was formed in November 2019. Mzembi previously had served as the Minister... Read More About Walter Mzembi

Borrowdale is one of the residential and commercial business areas found in Harare. It is located 3 to 4 kilometers from the city centre to the north east of the capital. Read More About Borrowdale

Harare (formerly Salisbury) is the capital of Zimbabwe. It is the seat of Government, the industrial hub and commercial centre for Zimbabwe. The city was founded by the Cecil John Rhodes of the BSAC who sent the Pioneer Column in 1890. The name was changed... Read More About Harare

Join WhatsApp & Telegram News Groups:

WhatsApp Group: https://chat.whatsapp.com/CrclqOusvfpKaMIqNj5pvC

Telegram Group: https://t.me/pindula

Back to top

Write a Comment

Your email address will not be published.

Share Full Post

Nyaradzo logo

RSS Recent Profiles Created

Satisfaction survey
How likely is it that you would recommend Pindula News to a friend or colleague?
SuggestionsHow can we improve?
You have already submitted your feedback. If you would like to add more feedback please write us on hello@pindula.com.
“I Was Ordered To Kill Walter Mzembi By A Senior Govt Official” Claims Self Confessed Assassin