MPANDAWANA – Zanu PF candidate for Ward 34 Gutu Central, Jepson Nemashakwe caused a commotion at Hwiru Primary polling station after he tried to beat some female voters whom he accused of canvassing for the opposition.
TellZim News witnessed Nemashakwe, who is the sitting ward councillor and is trying to retain his council seat, advancing menacingly at a group of women who had just arrived at the polling station.
He started to shout at them saying he knew them and was sure they were campaigning for the opposition.
Other voters quickly intervened in the commotion to defend the women, and police had a difficult time restraining the crowd.
It was only after the arrival of a group of other Zanu PF members that Nemashakwe got restrained but the police did not arrest him.
He then left the polling station in the company of his fellow Zanu PF members. Masvingo provincial police spokesperson, Inspector Charity Mazula could not be immediately reached for comment.politics