By Court Reporter
BULAWAYO – It never rains but pours for embattled Movement for Democratic Change- Tsvangirai (MDC-T) leader Douglas Mwonzora and secretary general Paurina Mpariwa are facing criminal charges of perjury after they was reported Monday evening by Gweru Mayor, Josiah Makombe, at Bulawayo Central Police Station.
Makombe, through his lawyer Nqobani Sithole, said Mwonzora and Mpariwa jointly lied under oath in a case before the Bulawayo High Court where the MDC-T leaders claimed they had not recalled him from office.
He alleged that Local Government minister July Moyo was in possession of a letter from the duo recalling him.
The matter was recorded at Bulawayo Central Police Station under case CR 27 /01/22.
The report comes after Makombe filed a joint urgent application at the Bulawayo High Court with party vice-president Thokozani Khupe and Chitungwiza mayor Lovemore Maiko seeking an interdict to stop their impending recalls from the opposition party.
The trio claimed it was being targeted for allegedly sympathising with MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa.