Zanus terror allowances

zanu_war_vetsHARARE - Zanu (PF) is allegedly paying allowances to members of the Zimbabwe National Army and CIO operatives deployed in the country's rural areas to terrorize perceived MDC supporters.

It is alleged that the money is coming from the underhand diamond dealings in Chiadzwa, where Mines and Mining Development Minister Obert Mpofu is channelling money into Zanu (PF) coffers.

According to an impeccable source privy to the goings on in the national army, selected members of the army received payments in the form of cash deposits to their bank accounts. The operation is led by Brigadier Generals in each province.

“The allowances are being paid on a monthly basis until the day of elections. The allowances range from US$300 upwards depending on one’s rank and the nature of an

operation. But those that are operating in the rural areas where there is a stronghold of MDC are being paid more.”

The source said the soldiers are moving with state of art vehicles including Prados and 4×4 twin cabs terrorizing MDC supporters in villages.

Our source from the CIO told this paper that operatives had been planted in some rural areas where they are intimidating MDC supporters. The CIO operatives are reportedly being paid handsome allowances from Zanu (PF) and are also moving in state of art vehicles with tinted glass.

It has been confirmed that the Police Internal Security and Intelligence (PISI) department, Zimbabwe Prison Service’s Security department and National Army’s Zimbabwe Intelligence Corps (ZIC) have been infiltrated by members of the Central Intelligence organization (CIO) who are sniffing out suspected MDC supporters within the uniformed forces.

Defence Minister Emerson Mnangagwa recently told parliamentarians that the army had the mandate to protect the country, hence the deployment of soldiers across the country, but denied that the deployments were for political intimidation to secure votes.

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