News Day guest columnist, Learnmore Zuze has concluded that the machete-wielding gangs that have been killing people in small mining towns have links to prominent people in the country.
Zuze came to the conclusion after considering that the gangs were threatened by the state and president Emmerson Mnangagwa himself but they remain unfazed. He said:
The MaShurugwi groups have terrorised society for a long time now that, naturally, it makes sense to believe that there are elite people behind the defiance of the groups. How else can one explain the fact that well-known murderers can roam the streets freely in a supposed constitutional democracy?
He also observes that the Zimbabwean security forces have the capacity to silence the gangs if they have the will since they have demonstrated their capacity before.
The gangs are also accused of pouring mercury and other dangerous chemicals into Lake Chivero which is a source of water for Harare and Norton, yet, no tangible action has been taken against them.
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