A Village head in Mashonaland Central Province’s Bindura area has told the villagers that if they do not submit their Biometric Voter registration slips they will not receive food aid.
This was revealed by Heal Zimbabwe Trust in its latest report.
“On the 3rd of April 2018, Councillor Patrick Masango instructed Rose Nyampala, a ZANU PF member to embark on a door to door exercise forcing community members to submit their serial numbers to her. All those who refused were threatened with violence,” said the trust.
“At Mbire ward , Village head Kamanura on the 6th of April 2018 intimidated community members during a community meeting conducted in Nyakatondo village. The Village head highlighted that people who did not submit their voter registration slips will not receive food aid.”
The trust said at Bindura ward 6 ZANU PF member only identified as Gweva on the 4th of April 2018 intimidated community members at Trojan mine.
Gweva highlighted that people who fail to submit serial numbers will not receive food aid.
“In Mazowe ward 1 ZANU PF District Chairperson Fasina Mubaira on the 8th of April 2018 intimidated community members during a community meeting conducted in Mubaira village. Mubaira also forced community members to submit serial numbers of their voter registration slips. Mubaira further highlighted that people who failed to submit their registration slips will not receive food aid and will be heavily beaten in the upcoming elections,” said the trust.