Zimbabwe: MDC saddened by Chitungwiza accident, murders in Guruve

via Zimbabwe: MDC saddened by Chitungwiza accident, murders in Guruve May 21, 2014

The Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) sends its condolences to the Francis family following the murder of Malcolm Francis and his daughter, Catherine, at a farm in Guruve on Sunday 18 May.

That the two were attacked as they took a walk around the farm is disturbing and reveals that violence remains ingrained in our society.

The murder has once again brought to the limelight the dire national crisis regarding the issue of the respect of property rights, security and human rights at a time when others internationally had begun to believe Zimbabwe had turned a corner with regards to violence.

The MDC also joins the families of the 10 passengers who lost their lives in a commuter omnibus accident on the Harare-Chitungwiza road on Monday 19 May.

The party urges drivers of public vehicles to exercise extreme caution on the roads in order to protect innocent lives.

In the case of the Guruve murder, the MDC is concerned that no arrest has been made.  This means that, despite the advent of a new Constitution, Zimbabweans remain unsafe in their homes and in their communities.

The MDC urges the government to put in place measures that ensure the safety of individuals and those who perpetrate such dastardly acts are brought to book.



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    Operation Vote Well 8 years ago

    Shame, sorry Francis, sorry to the families of those who died and got injured in the accident

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    Tjingababili 8 years ago


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    enias 8 years ago

    SORRY Francis family may GOD assist your family

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    Deepest sympathy to the families who lost loved ones in the horrific vehicle accident and deepest sympathy to the Francis family who lost two members of their family in an equally horrific murder. Commuter omnibus drivers in this country are no different to murderers and ZRP should be tasked into getting these savages off the road with their unroad worthy vehicles, instead of fineing drivers for not having the correct white stickers displayed