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Zanu PF reconnects water illegally

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Zanu PF officials last week barred Bulawayo City Council officials from disconnecting water at their party’s provincial headquarters at Davies Hall over an unpaid $14 000 bill.

Council spokesperson Nesisa Mpofu confirmed the incident, adding three weeks ago party officials illegally reconnected water supplies after they were cut off over the same bill.

The party was fined $1 500, but the local authority’s technicians failed to reverse the illegal reconnection after its technicians were barred from entering the premises.

“We failed to carry out further disconnections because council staff was denied entry into the property to effect the disconnection on March 21 and 22, 2012,” Mpofu said.

“The City of Bulawayo fines $1 500 for an illegal reconnection of water supplies.”

Meanwhile, Mpofu said Zanu PF had since made an initial payment towards settling the bill but declined to disclose the amount.

“This means that the party will settle the rest of their debt while there is running water in their premises.

“Ordinarily the party was supposed to be reconnected after settling the debt,” she said.

“Bulawayo City Council encourages residents and companies to desist from illegal connection of water.

“Residents are encouraged to pay their bills each month and in cases where they have debts they are welcome to discuss with the

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