Heavily armed assailants on Wednesday midnight invaded the residence of Citizens Coalition for Change, CCC, Vice President Tendai Biti in Glen Lorne, Harare.
The armed men, who wielded guns, axes, and machetes, inflicted injuries on a security guard manning the property before infiltrating the premises.
Biti’s aide Emmanuel Zellers Gumbo confirmed the incident to newsmen saying the assailants invaded the prominent lawyer’s home where his mother resides.
“At around 12 midnight today (Thursday), Zanu PF thugs stormed Hon.Tendai Biti’s home where his mother stays, the gang had machetes, axes and a gun. One of the security guards, Kind Tsanganyuka manning the premises was severely injured, he is currently receiving treatment at Parirenyatwa Hospital.
“The gang had to escape after a cry out for help by the security personnel and Gogo Biti. They then issued death threats on Hon Biti’s life thereafter,” Gumbo said.
He noted that the attack has been reported to security operatives in Zimbabwe and investigations have commenced.
Tendai Biti is a Zimbabwean politician who served as Finance Minister of Zimbabwe from 2009 to 2013. He is the current Member of Parliament for Harare East Constituency and the second Vice President of Citizens Coalition for Change.
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