MDC-T man in court over Mugabe remarks
THE MDC-T youth coordinator for Matabeleland North Province has appeared in
court charged with insulting President Robert Mugabe.
Willard Moyo, 43, of Majiji area in Inyathi, appeared before Inyathi Court
last Friday and was bailed for US$100.
He was remanded to May 27 when his trial is expected to start before
magistrate Tawanda Muchemwa.
Prosecutors said Moyo insulted the veteran leader on April 14 in remarks
made to Zanu PF supporters Ndabezinhle Mpofu, Qhubumthetho Sibanda, Thabani
Ncube and Misheck Moyo who were drinking beer at a local bottle store.
The court heard that Mpofu greeted the Moyo but he however, did not respond.
A few moments later Moyo allegedly told the Zanu PF supporters “you are
confused because you rally behind your old man Mugabe because you lick his
He went on to accuse Mpofu of preventing MDC-T supporters from attending
meetings by threatening them during his campaign rallies.
Mpofu and his colleagues reported the matter to the police leading to Moyo’s
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