Gushungo ‘bombing’ sucks in military

CONSPIRACIES around the First Family’s Mazowe business empire — Gushungo Dairies — have now sucked in the military with two Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA) soldiers arraigned at the Harare Magistrates’ Court on banditry and money-laundering charges.

BY PAIDAMOYO MUZULU

Borman Ngwenya, a corporal at 1 Field Regiment based at Cranborne Barracks, and Solomon Makombe, a retired Intelligence Corps officer based at Artillery Brigade in Domboshava, on Monday appeared before provincial magistrate Vakayi Chikwekwe on charges of conspiring to bomb Mugabe’s milk processing plant using Molotov cocktails.

Ngwenya and Makombe are jointly charged with two barely known “political activists”, Owen Kuchata and Silas Pfupa, for the crime.

Chikwekwe remanded the four in custody to February 8 and advised them to apply for bail at the High Court after prosecutor Michael Reza opposed their granting of bail.

The four had no legal representation when they appeared on their initial remand.

It is the State’s case that the four, working in common purpose, were planning acts of sabotage by bombing the Alpha and Omega dairy processing plant and tuckshop last Friday night.

According to court papers, the four were aggrieved by Mugabe’s perceived failure to rule the country.

“They accused the President of causing suffering to Zimbabweans because of his alleged dictatorial leadership style,” the papers read.

The crime, according to the State, was foiled after police received intelligence on the planned banditry activity and laid an ambush.

“On the same date at around 21:45 hours, officers in ambush saw the accused approaching and they immediately arrested them. A search was conducted on them and each was found in possession of a satchel containing four Molotov cocktails (petrol bombs), a Zimbabwe People’s Front political manifesto, party constitution and documents in relation to the political party’s activities,” the State papers added.

The four are further alleged to have held several meetings with unspecified donors to fund their terrorist and banditry activities.
The State also alleges that the accused helped in making indications to the police after their arrest.

12 Responses to Gushungo ‘bombing’ sucks in military

  1. Brett Muvhet January 27, 2016 at 4:55 pm #

    Its good to bomb all of Matibili’s ill gotten gains. This is very good news indeed. Very good.

  2. Choyachenda January 27, 2016 at 4:57 pm #

    Everything of Matibili must be bomb.

  3. maita January 27, 2016 at 5:18 pm #

    What a script, going to bomb with all that documentation?

  4. Abbie January 27, 2016 at 5:58 pm #

    Something doesn’t add up. This isn’t at all convincing.

  5. Lacoste January 27, 2016 at 6:57 pm #

    BOMB BOMB BOMB BOMB BOMB!

  6. lmfao January 27, 2016 at 9:46 pm #

    donors to fund their activities????????? donors to buy fuel and bottles??? hhahaha this story is funny

  7. Jet Fuel January 28, 2016 at 4:49 am #

    Kana mashaya nyaya ridzai muridzo. ambush kuita sei? vaikanda zvibhotoro 4 zvakazara peturu vagomahanyirepi mudondo rizere masoja nema c10.
    Kana magistrate wacho ashaiwa kwekuswera. Kutsvagira vana nyaya.
    Kwana Matibili nezvi yoghurt zvinoshata.

  8. Vanotambura January 28, 2016 at 8:11 am #

    Zvatanga futi. We still remember in mid 80s ZTV awash with reports and films of arms caches purportedly found at ZAPU farms and houses. We hope Mai Mujuru will not soon flee the country disguised as Zimbabawe ‘s Mr Ugly.

  9. Gwedeja January 28, 2016 at 8:27 am #

    This is a cooked story which cannot convince any fool

  10. Lloyd Paradzayi January 28, 2016 at 8:37 am #

    Watanga Robert

  11. kali January 28, 2016 at 1:11 pm #

    kikikikiki tyte

  12. tin23 January 28, 2016 at 6:51 pm #

    ahhh chero ndakapusa izviwo hazviiti izvi. Kubika nyaya kuda kubata mai mujuru

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