Gokwe villagers in ward 34 are reported to have been threatened with violence if they vote for opposition.
Heal Zimbabwe reported that village head Fadious Kadozora on the 10th of April 2018 intimidated community members during a meeting conducted in Makayi village.
“The Village head highlighted that people in the village should vote for ZANU PF or risk being beaten in the upcoming elections,” said the trust.
In Masvingo Province, Bikita ward 15 the trust said Councillor Ishmael Kanjera on the 4th of April 2018 intimidated community members during a ZANU PF meeting conducted at Museti Primary School.
“He ordered village heads to compile names of all opposition supporters in the ward. Councillor Kanjera further highlighted that those who refuse to submit serial numbers of their registration slips will be denied food aid,” said the trust.
“Village heads Runesu Mudzinganyama, Tobias Zangairai, Jakopo Chigaba, Julias Chikovo, Chihwe Manyumbu and Francis Mapuranga on the 9th of April 2018 intimidated community members in the ward. The village heads moved around the ward demanding serial numbers and compiling names of those who refused to submit their serial numbers.”