President Mnangagwa while speaking at the statehouse yesterday broke his silence on the shooting incident that occurred at Reden Mine in Gweru in which a Chinese National shot and injured 2 employees in a salaries row, the president said the Chinese mine owner will receive a fair trial without discrimination in accordance to the country’s laws, The Herald reports.
The president was speaking after receiving donations fro Minerals Marketing Corporation of Zimbabwe (MMCZ) and the Chamber of Chinese Enterprises in Zimbabwe (CCEZ) when he said;
Let me assure you that our laws are not discriminatory; there will be no favour, there will be no discrimination. The law must apply to every citizen and resident in this country equally. So the man involved will not be disadvantaged at all. He will receive a fair trial and fair treatment as any other Zimbabwean would have.
The Chinese man in question, Zhang Xuelin reportedly shot 2 employees who had confronted him demanding a salary review and injured them before he was arrested and the victims taken to a private hospital in Gweru.
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