In a letter yesterday, Zanu-PF Mashonaland West provincial leadership summoned former Minister of State for Provincial Affairs and Webster Shamu to a disciplinary hearing on a number of misconduct charges.
The provincial leadership reiterated that Shamu is suspended from performing any official functions of the party pending the disciplinary hearing. The Chegutu East MP is scheduled to appear before the provincial disciplinary committee on Monday 18 June 2018. Shamu is accused of stashing marked ballot papers during the Chegutu East Zanu-PF primary elections among other allegations. Part of the letter reads:
The following are allegations of misconduct against you that include, but are not limited to the following;
a) Inciting and instigating violence in Chegutu East primary elections, producing fabricated cell registers during primary elections in Chegutu East.
b) Stashing of already voted ballot papers in your vehicle,
c) Causing arbitrary arrest of Cde Vengai Musengi, a rivalry candidate in Chegutu East,
d) Disloyalty, dishonest and causing serious divisions in the party and bringing the name of the party into disrepute.