Deputy Minister of Finance, Terence Mukupe, yesterday allegedly assaulted an SFM journalist in the ZBC studios. The journalist’s husband, who was apparently present during the attack, tweeted the incident yesterday and said that the matter was reported to the police.
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The behaviour of Dep Finance minister Terence Mukupe is getting out of hand.Just a few minutes ago,he abruptly abandoned a live radio interview on SFM.The last sound was from NewsDay journalist Blessed Mhlanga asking: "But minister,why would you assault me in a whole studio?"
— Brezh Malaba (@BrezhMalaba) May 24, 2018
Mukupe had earlier in the day mocked opposition politician, Tendai Biti, for being HIV positive, during another radio programme at StarFM.
Terence Mukupe is a Zimbabwean politician. He is the former Deputy Minister of Finance and Economic Planning. In November 2017 he was appointed by President Emmerson Mnangagwa into a new cabinet. In April 2018, Mukupe was arrested and fined for assaulting his ministry’s finance director.... Read More About Terence Mukupe