Former MDC Alliance secretary for Policy and Research, Tapiwa Mashakada has accused the party leadership of employing the services of cyber mercenaries to target fellow party members and silence them from speaking out on the chaos that has become of the party.
Mashakada who is the Hatfield legislator told ZBC News that the schemers of the cyberattacks include Pedzisayi Ruhanya and former legislator Kuwadzana East Charlton Hwende. He said:
They are Masters of media theatrics and chicanery. Ruhanya is a former Daily News Political Editor. The desperate cabal led by Ruhanya and Hwende is so desperate to muzzle me and soil my image. Recently they desperately staged an interview using Zim-eye featuring a confused man claiming I had snatched his wife. I bet you the next stupid drama they will stage is a rape case. They will even make attempts on my life. I now fear for my life and that of my family.
Responding to the allegations, Ruhanya labelled Mashakada a ZANU PF agent adding that his remarks were childish.
This comes when tensions between the MDC formations led by Nelson Chamisa and Thokozani Khupe have in the recent past intensified following the Supreme Court ruling that reinstated Khupe as the MDC leader.
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