Doctor Threatened For Declaring Controversial Ken Sharpe’s Henchman Van Blerk Fit To Stand Trial

By Anyway Yotamu.
HARARE – Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals Psychiatrist who issued an affidavit to the effect that justice fugitive Ken Sharpe’s owned Pokugara Properties managing director, Michael John Van Blerk was now fit to stand trial is living in fear after receiving threats from unidentified male individuals.
Controversial justice fugitive Kenneth Raydon Sharpe’s henchman , Michael John Van Blerk.
Van Blerk through his personal doctor had indicated that he is not fit to stand trial after suffering from a condition known as catatonic seizure. Early this month the State led by Special Anti-Corruption Unity (SACU) Prosecutor Mr Zivanai Macharaga requested that he be examined by a Government doctor.
On Wednesday Macharaga told Harare Regional Magistrate, Esther Chivasa that Dr. Ropafadzo Muzvidziwa has since deposing the affidavit been receiving threats.
“After she compiled the affidavit on Monday in the afternoon she (Dr. Muzvidziwa) started communicating with me expressing that she was now being threatened by unknown people, as to why she had deposed an affidavit in the position we have.
“I had to reassure her that the law enforcement would assist. The male individuals who came I am told spoke to a Sister In Charge but she (Dr. Muzvidziwa) advised me that she declined to entertain the men. She was threatened to mind her career because of the way she deposed this affidavit. I then advised her that for her safety I will be informing the court and requesting that the police investigate those attempts to obstruct the course of justice,” said Macharaga
Defence lawyer Tawanda Zhuwarara expressed dismay over the latest developments which he said his client had nothing to do with.
“….his immediate or extended family caused or interfere with Dr. Ropafadzo Muzvidziwa. I have established from the accused person that no one was sent to Dr. Ropafadzo Muzvidziwa on his behalf and he had submitted himself voluntarily at his own expense to inspection and interview with Dr. Ropafadzo Muzvidziwa. He has no advantage that he gains, neither does he have any desire to gain advantage on the Dr. Muzvidziwa therefore we strongly disassociate ourselves from anyone who might have approached the Doctor.” said Zhuwarara
Magistrate Chivasa ordered for a police investigation into the threats on Dr. Muzvidziwa and that the report be submitted before the court by July 7, 2021.
Van Blerk is facing charges of perjury and malicious damage to property after destroying a show house that had been constructed by land developer George Katsimberis worthy US$300,000 in a botched joint venture agreement.
Van Blerk is expected to appear in court on the 9th of July 2021.

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