HARARE – The whereabouts of William Sibanda, an MDC Youth Assembly member in Nyamandlovu, Matabeleland North remains unknown after he was abducted on Friday morning by a suspected Central Intelligence Organisation operative, the party said.
“Sibanda was abducted at gun-point by one Chibango a CIO member early this morning (Friday) at Nyamandlovu Business Centre,” the MDC said in a statement to the Daily News on Sunday. “Chibango operates from Lupane Police Station.”
The reasons for the abduction are unknown and efforts to locate him at Lupane Police Station have been fruitless.
The party statement said a report has been made at the police station but no help has been forthcoming from the police officers.
“The continued abductions and harassment of MDC members are a well calculated move by Zanu PF to intimidate people ahead of this year’s elections,” the MDC statement said.
“However the people of Zimbabwe are determined to vote for change come election time.”