Police Commissioner-General Says August 1 Protestors Were Shot By MDC ‘Vanguard’

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Police Commissioner-General Godwin Matanga has absolved the military from having shot at protesters during the disturbances that rocked Harare CBD on August 1. Giving his testimony before the Motlanthe Commission in Harare on Monday, Matanga blamed an MDC wing known as the Vanguard. Matanga said

Our business people in town are armed. The Vanguard, a military wing in the MDC, is also suspected to be armed, so I can’t say the soldiers fired at the protesters. I am leaving the ends open as to who shot the protesters.

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  1. Anonymous Reply

    We have to fired this people you are leader of police but you are lying to the public what is this how can you trusted thats you are stealing money.

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