Zanu PF Member of Parliament (MP) for Zaka East constituency, Caston Gumbwanda has died.
Gumbwanda died today at a medical facility in Harare where he had been admitted after suffering from pneumonia.
Zanu PF Masvingo provincial chairperson, Ezra Chadzamira, who is also the Minister of State for Masvingo Provincial Affairs, confirmed the loss.
“We received reports yesterday that Cde Gumbwanda was admitted at Chiredzi Hospital after suffering from pneumonia. He was then transferred to Harare where he died. This is a big loss to us as a party,” said Chadzamira.
Gumbwanda is said to have suffered from the disease after travelling all the way from Harare at the back of a pick-up truck.
"He had left his car in the constituency and he decided to hitch-hike back home,” said a source.
Gumbwanda's predicessor, Samson Mukanduri also died last year before finishing his term.More to follow...