Bikita district administrator Bernard Hadzirabwi yesterday disputed reports villagers were charging a fee to Cylclone Idai victims.
Hadzirabwi said investigations so far showed nothing of that sort was happening. Said Hadzirambwi:
We heard it on the news and we effected investigations which even included members of the Joint Operations Command here and we found nothing of that sort here. Investigations that we have carried so far, have shown that no victim is paying for accommodation here and we even sent our officials to places where that practice was said to be happening and it turned out to be false.
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