Harassment and beatings at the hands of state security agents continues for opposition supporters amid revelations that Owen Chari (44), the MDC Secretary for security in Mabvuku/ Tafara Constituency is the latest victim of soldiers and police brutality.
In a statement issued recently, the MDC Information department revealed that Chari was beaten and left for dead by a team of 5 men who were driving a white Fortuner.
Said the MDC:
“Our member was beaten up by men who were using AK 47 guns, steel pipes and chain sjamboks.
Identified culprits was one police officer in riot uniform and 4 plain clothed men suspected to be from the Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO) all of whom were armed with AK 47 riffles.”