Zanu PF’s Chimukoko ward 3 chairperson, David Chimukoko and his secretary Graciano Kazingizi were sentenced to four years, of which one year was suspended on condition of good behaviour, in jail for the murder of 67 year old Cephas Magura, the MDC Ward 1 Chairperson, in 2012.
In passing the sentence, Justice Musakwa said the case cannot be classified as murder or culpable homicide but qualifies as a case of public violence; therefore the accused will serve just three years.
The same High Court, slapped Last Maengahama and Tungamirai Madzokere with a 20-year sentence on trumped up charges of fatally stoning Petros Mutedza at Glen View 3 shopping Centre during an MDC rally in May 2011. The only difference is one is Zanu PF and the other is MDC!
Sekuru Cephas Magura, died from injuries sustained during an assault by David Chimukoko and Graciano Kazingizi at Chimukoko Business Centre. The MDC had organised a rally there with permission from the police.