Former Minister of Home Affairs and Culture Obert Mpofu appeared in court yesterday.
Mpofu was summoned to testify in a case in which Chief Felix Ndiweni and his 13 subjects are accused of destroying a villager’s property. Mpofu arrived in the company of Minister of State for Matabeleland North Provincial Affairs, Richard Moyo and his aides, was scheduled to give his testimony yesterday. Chief Ndiweni alleges that Mpofu was behind their arrest and had influenced the complainant in their matter, Mr Fetti Mbele, to file criminal charges against them.
Mpofu did not testify after Bulawayo magistrate Ms Nyaradzo Ringisai postponed the matter to January 16 next year.
Obert Moses Mpofu is a Zimbabwean politician with various business interests in mining, security and transport. He is the former Minister of Home Affairs. In December 2017 he was appointed as the Zanu-PF Secretary for administration. In February 2018 Mpofu was called before parliament to... Read More About Obert Mpofu
Richard Moyo is a Zimbabwean politician and Member of Parliament for Umguza Constituency, he is a member of the ZANU-PF party. Read More About Richard Moyo
Matabeleland is a region which covers a considerable part of the south western plateau of Zimbabwe. The area is predominantly home to the Ndebele speaking Zimbabwean societies. Read More About Matabeleland