A senior editor at the government-controlled media company Zimpapers has said that the soldier beating women in a video that went viral yesterday is actually not a soldier.
Caesar Zvayi, who is Editor at Large in charge of special projects at Zimpapers has said he does not believe the man is a real soldier. He called for the law to take its course in bringing the man and his plain clothes colleague to book.
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The video which circulated widely yesterday, shows a soldier assaulting three women with a huge stick. It also shows two men being made to crawl on the ground on all fours to some place.
This is barbaric. I suspect Selous Scout tactics. I do not believe these are real soldiers. Putting on military fatigues does not make one a soldier. The ZDF should get to the bottom of this! Whoever these guys are, the law must take its course.