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Zimbabwe Fears Existence Of A Large Militia Group As A Large Shipment Of Weapons Is Intercepted

Zimbabwe Fears Existence Of A Large Militia Group As A Large Shipment Of Weapons Is Intercepted

Zimbabwe’s state security operatives reportedly seized a large shipment of weapons at West Nicholson, Matabeleland South Province.

The state security operatives say they intercepted 3 trucks (company name withheld) carrying 6 containers, some of which had AK47 rifles, rocket launchers, grenades and other explosives hidden under tiles.

The authorities said they were not in a position to reveal the owners of the containers or the intended destination in Zimbabwe. But they said the discovery has increased fears of possible violence during next year’s elections.

State security agents say they are still sifting through the weapons to determine all the types and quantities. According to the agents, the type and quantity of weapons might prove the existence of a large militia group planning a major offensive.

Only a small part of the arsenal was shown to the media, but it was enough to worry security experts. They identified the artillery rockets as Norinco rockets – a type used by the Taliban in Afghanistan – suitable for high-intensity warfare.

Official sources told the Daily Monitor that the shipment is suspected to have originated from Europe. However, security officials, told journalists the authorities were still establishing the exact origin of the weapons and their intended destination. Poice spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi is quoted as saying:

At this point, the only thing we can say is that we have some armaments we have intercepted … Let’s not jump to conclusions.

Officials told the Daily Monitor that there had been some arrests, but gave no further details. Security has been stepped up in Zimbabwe as the country gears towards the 2023 harmonised elections.

In some unrelated reports, a founding member of the Movement for Democratic Alliance, Mr Gabriel Chaibva recently claimed that the opposition Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC) had re-established an armed paramilitary wing within its ranks, which is recruiting and arming militias with a target of having trained 7 000 people by 2023.

The CCC denies the reports and dismisses them as a ploy by the government to justify the victimisation of the party’s supporters.

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53 Comments

Swagger 1 month ago

SEI ZVISINA KUBATWA PA BORDER &THOSE 7000 WHERE ARE THEY BEING TRAINED ?


Worzell Gummidge 1 month ago

Six containers & not a single picture of one of the container? Fake stories are always poorly thought out & they always have loopholes like a sieve. In any case NORINCO is a North China Organisation spe****ing in Weapons & defence systems. We all know which all-weather friends trade with the Chinese. In 2006, they claimed to have found an arms Cache at Roy Bennet's farm in Chimanimani. ED wasbthe Defence Minister then. The charges collapsed because the story was so **** & inconsistent as the arms were obviously planted. In the early 1980s, they claimed to have found an arms cache at Ascot farm. ED was the Minister of State sucurity then. They then massacred innocent, unarmed & defenceless civillians in Matebelelabd & Midlads provinces in an ethnic cleansing titual they called Gukurahundi. In 2013,they claimed to have caught a few persons whom they claimed were trying to bomb Gushungo Dairies. The story was so ridiculous & poorly contrived that noone psid attention to it. Now they claim to have found six containers of munitions & ED is the President, always at the centre of evil ploys. Anyway, the trend is to pretend to find arms towards elections. The plan is to justify repression & intimidation by security operations under the JOC. But the falsehoods are always exposed by spooks who do not subscribe to State Terrorism agaisnt civillians.

Worzell Gummidge 1 month ago

The picture above shows 3 old assault rifles, 3 grenades, 4 Banana Clip magazines & a few high calibre bullets. Beneath are 3 old & scratched boxes. It's hardly the kind of amourments & artillery that can be used by a militia to cause an insurgency by 7 000 people. Its a cock & bull story. A ruse. A black operation by most likely the covert MID. A terror tactic by the government against the people. Sadly the trick was poorly presented such that every official is embarassed to talk about it.

Nelson Zelensky Chamisa 1 month ago

Musati matanga kutisunga tipeiwo nguva timbochema Ivana Trump the former wife of our dear friend Donald Trump.
MHDSRIP


VYBZ KARTEL 1 month ago

Dzatanga ngano dziya dza tsuro na gudo dze 2008


Eg The Assessor 1 month ago

Cheapest propaganda. Yu cant give names of the ownerof the containers,yu cant give the name of the intended destination,yu cant name the transporting company and yu hvnt finished verifying the type of weapons. Very crude,absurd and foolish cooked up narrative.Zanupf has graduates bt on this one its a shame.
Next time try to do better.


Tozivepiko 1 month ago

Who recently said that they aim to train the notorious Green Bombers (Border Gezi militia) They are the owners of these weapons if they don't belong to the ferret squads.

CDE 1 month ago

@Private ****wakowazvihwa

Private Investigator 1 month ago

No offence intended but you obviously have no idea how investigations or security matters are handled.Please sit down.

Mwana waMambo 1 month ago

This is nonsense. Zanu yapererwa. Anonzi chaibva uyo inhundira mutsime chaiyo. Akasvika kunyika kwaakaona vanhu vachiita training? Anopenga


cde chipopi 1 month ago

Idzi ndo nhema chaidzo


bvananguy 1 month ago

dzimwe nhema itsuku kikikikiki


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Mafirakureva Jeremiah 1 month ago

Interesting!
N.B
No one is mentioned as responsible for arms trafficking..
No one was arrested.
No one was charged
Only CCC was mentioned.
Am I missing something here?


ZRP border control 1 month ago

It's too early for name calling my friend. Too many suspects here, It can be you, Chiwengwa, ED, CCC, Jonathan Moyo and his self exiled team. We are still doing our job before we tell you which is which.

Taliban 1 month ago

The weaponry consignment was sent by Jonathan Moyo and Kasukuwere. They sent us to reclaim what ED and Chiwengwa stole from them.


Maravaza 1 month ago

The story is missing some important elements, I can't make head or tail out of it, sounds like a tired ploy to nail the opposition. The late Ndabaningi Sithole was falsely accused on such fake propaganda. Ed's fear of losing polls is giving him sleepless nights


Jack Bauer 1 month ago

Army basa ramuka.... friendly match irikuuya very soon, majaira kurova vanhu vasina mhosva😂😂


▫️ 1 month ago

🤣🤣🤣 mboko dzose pachidushuro🗡️🏹

zmuzimba 1 month ago

basa ramuka army sure friendly match loading


Jah🇿🇼Tsvarie-07 1 month ago

Nyika inorwirwa nevene vayo, Army inoti they wont salute a President who didn't go to war 😂 saka vanoda kutongawo vavakuda kutanga varwa kuti Army ivapewo salute and its fair.
2023 election cup match akundwa anobuda...


Curiousty 1 month ago

I am not yet sure,but I remember Pastor Ian Ndlovu of Divine Kingdom Ministry on YouTube giving a warning about such containers of weapons.He was told by God to warn the authorities to be on the lookout for this containers of weapons.As the Almighty God has surely spoken and it has come to pass.God loves Zimbabwe.May the authorities heed Gods warnings and pursue this frimanals


😂 😂 1 month ago

Your story is a figment of your imagination. People are not so s_ tupid to believe such a pathetic story.

Solanki 1 month ago

At the moment, the public shud not get swayed by the antics of the regime. Zanu is no more and they will try any possible acts to retain power. Zanu will step up its cheap propaganda, repression of differing voises, abductions , electoral systems manipulation, intimidations, etc etc. This is to be expected of a dying regime. It will try to launch some last kicks... but lets remain calm, focused and clear on our goal: ZANU MUST GO, ZANU HAS FAILED US, WE ARE IN THIS MESS AS A COUNTRY BCOZ OF ZANU MISSGOVERNANCE. Lets continue to struggle and eventully we will be free again.


Mai Ro 1 month ago

Zvombo kuwanikwa kana kusawanikwa, zanu must go. As a nation, we shall free ourselves. Izvezvi hakuna magetsi, maroads angori makomba oga oga congestion everyday, prices going up everyday, corruption in every gvnmnt department, hospitals no longer have medicines...zvichingodaro. tirikutongwa nezvigebenga muno. 2023 NHM.


Serious Crimes 1 month ago

You will definately be taken in if your name is mentioned during the course of investigations.
The job has to be done.


dispenser 1 month ago

cheap Propaganda


Da Truth 1 month ago

Weapons found in Zimbabwe to be used by malitia group .🆘🇿🇼🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔.2008 Weapons again we're found before elections .


dispenser 1 month ago

ndidzo pfuti dziri kushandiswa ne Mapurisa & soldiers kuita ma armed robberies


inini 4ox 1 month ago

Avo vanoshandisa dzenyika manje

inini 4ox 1 month ago

Zimbabawe will never be a battleground again never 🤞


Osama Bin Laden 1 month ago

This is all nosense.ZanuPf way of justifying a crackdown on CCC and Mtwakazi. When goods arrive at the border they are subjected to a 100% physical examination by Zimra to cornfirm nature of goods, quantity, values, Tariff Heading, CBCA conformity etc. How did they pass through the border.?Security Services ie CIO, Police, Zimra Loss Control, Border Control were they sleeping or had gone kuma shebeen. These are Zanu Pf lies or its Stage managed.Who is the Consignee .Which Shipping Line carried the containers and from which port . Hapana zviripo apa nhema dzega idzi

King of Sungura 1 month ago

Kkkkk zviriko hre izvi vashaya manje


James gokwe 1 month ago

Vajaira maZanu manje tikutoda zvemaoko next year kana vachitiuraya tichavasiya vakafenda


The Adjudicator 1 month ago

Zanu Pf woyee!!! Viva ED,


Cde Hondoyedzomba 1 month ago

pamberi nechimurenga, pasi nembwende


i 1 month ago

zvombo zvisina muridzi asi ngatiregei kudarano pamhepo tiudzeiwo chokwadi kwete kuvhundutsa vanhu


B10 Chombo che mass 1 month ago

Ngavabate Gabriel Chaibva ndiye ane info yevarikutrainwa.


Ginious 1 month ago

CCC will not do such a thing.either stage managed or G40 kanakuti Chaibva

PORK BAR 1 month ago

Those are not AK-47s their 74Ms Pikisai tione


Kalakshinkov 1 month ago

No that's a Zepplin

aaaa 1 month ago

Aluta Continua, ngachitsve


Yellow 1 month ago

Kutya kukundwa nemwana mudiki uko, kusanyara harahwa nechembere idzi, ko mamwe mapresident zvaanongo resigner wani ko imi hamunyari seiko mukaendawo


Mafira kureva 1 month ago

Ngavasada kuitiitira zvisina basa paul nyathi ari kuziva varidzi ngasa nyepedzera kudzungaira


i INERESTED ONLOOKER 1 month ago

We have heard that before its not surprising ndomaitiro avo.


Let it blaze 1 month ago

Well if you want war, you get a war


Mmmm 1 month ago

The people will make sure that CCC will win the elections using the power of their vote not weapons.


Zvazvanga zvingori 1 month ago

The very same truck that was employed ZANU in the 80's to take advantage to massacre Matebeles.They had claimed to have found arma and ammunition on Zipra farms,whlist Zipra was still coming to terms with this development they were under siege by Mugabes DPRK trained 5th brigade.What is very surprising at this moment in time is ZANU as the ruling party is equally at odds with itself.It cannot even trust itself.MRP,CCC, Doctors,Teachers,Nurses and the rest of the civil service are out of this equation.Bob knew what he said ,back then


US Navy Federal Forces 1 month ago

😱😱😱


.🇿🇼 1 month ago

𝗸𝘂𝗻𝗲 𝘃𝗮𝗼𝘁𝗼𝘃𝗮 𝗻𝗲 𝗯𝗲𝗹𝗶𝗲𝗳 𝗻𝗮𝘇𝘃𝗼 𝘃𝗮𝗰𝗵𝗶𝘁𝗼?𝗶𝗰𝗵𝗼𝗸𝘄𝗮𝗱𝗶


Worzell Gummidge 1 month ago

Yes. It might be true. When Paul Nyathi is quoted as confirming the incident, then there is little room for doubt. Otherwise there must an official rebuttal of the story if it's untrue. In any case, there are historical precedents of arms caches heing found from the early 1980s to date. So its important to take precaution as we head to the 2023 plebiscite.

Mukadota 1 month ago

Hatching a plan to massacre innocent citizens. Shameless ZANUs


Gafa 1 month ago

Zvarambwa neZanu R Police vaona zvingavanetsa


John Chibadura 1 month ago

Dr. Ian Ndlovu from Bulawayo prophesied about this



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