Dumbu had reportedly advised the villagers not to back the MDC candidate during the elections. Although The Zimbabwean could not establish the name of the candidate, it is understood the village head imposed the fine as a measure of disciplining the villagers.
The MDC provincial spokesperson, Tongai Matutu, confirmed the incident.
We went to Zaka on Sunday and we were told about the incident. We have the story on our desk, he said.
According to the MDC information and publicity secretary for Masvingo, Dust Zivhave, the case mirrors Zanu (PF)s lack of sincerity.