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.
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.