Local Govt Minister Reinstates Convicted ZANU PF Cllr

Zimbabwe’s minister of Local government, July Moyo has reinstated the ZANU OF councillor for Chinhoyi Ward 11 Voster Mashevedzanwa, who was early this year convicted of assaulting a police officer on duty and resisting arrest.

The 41-year-old Mashevedzanwa was sentenced to four years in jail by Chinhoyi magistrate Tapiwa Banda for the charges.

He spent only a month in jail, made an appeal at the High Court and was granted bail. Minister Moyo then wrote to the Chinhoyi Municipality instructing the immediate lifting of the suspension.

Are you in Zimbabwe?
Read Pindula News without data on your phone on freedata.pindula.co.zw
Only Applicable to Econet lines


Speaking to NewZimbabwe.com Mashevedzanwa said he was happy to have resumed work after almost a year in the political wilderness. He said:

Yes, the ministerial communication came and was recently read in council chambers notifying fellow councillors that l have returned to continue with my duties.

Minister Moyo’s actions are supported by the Urban Councils Act (Chapter 29:15) which was established for purposes such as the provision for the establishment of municipalities and towns and the administration of municipalities and towns by local boards, municipal and town councils.

Mashevedzanwa is reinstated when scores of MDC Alliance councillors and legislators have been recalled by the MDC-T interim leadership.

More: New Zimbabwe


Join WhatsApp & Telegram News Groups:

WhatsApp Group: https://chat.whatsapp.com/GQskq2munmbLht1yyWzKdO

Telegram Group: https://t.me/pindula

Back to top

Write a Comment

Your email address will not be published.

Share Full Post

Nyaradzo logo

RSS Recent Profiles Created

Satisfaction survey
How likely is it that you would recommend Pindula News to a friend or colleague?
SuggestionsHow can we improve?
You have already submitted your feedback. If you would like to add more feedback please write us on hello@pindula.com.
Local Govt Minister Reinstates Convicted ZANU PF Cllr