Mujuru still waiting for police report

Vice President Joice Mujuru says she has still not received a police probe report into the death of her husband, General Solomon Mujuru who perished in a mysterious fire at his Beatrice home.

Solomon Mujuru
Solomon Mujuru

General Mujuru, 67, was burned to ashes in a bizarre fire at his home, and police have launched a full-scale probe. But their findings have been kept under wraps.

"I am still in the dark about how exactly my husband died and the Mujuru family and me are still waiting for an explanation on how he died," she told sugarcane farmers at Mkwasine Estates in Chiredzi last Friday

"I am still in the dark just like all of you who also want to know what exactly happened to him." she said.

VP Mujuru repeated her suspicion of foul play.

"I do not think that you expected him to go that way. We are now waiting for an explanation on his death," she said.

"We are just waiting for an explanation so that we can be set free."

She said she was overwhelmed with the outpouring of emotion and support at the death of the General.

"I want to thank you Zimbabweans for the support you gave me and the Mujuru family when my husband died and we are even more humbled because more people are still coming to pay homage to my late husband and we take some solace from that," she said.

Police say they have handed the probe results to the courts so that a proper inquest can start in earnest. But it is not clear why the VP has not been favoured with the report.

Mugabe urged Zimbabweans to accept the death as an unfortunate and painful tragedy.

Mujuru, a leading figure in Mugabe's Zanu (PF) party for nearly four decades, was married to Vice President Joice Mujuru, who was backed by one faction in the party to succeed Mugabe as party and state president.

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