Chiwenga calls for ED’s daughter’s arrest over illegal mining

Zanu Pf leader and President of Zimbabwe Cde Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa’s daughter was reportedly detained at a local police station in Mazowe .Her arrest followed allegations of her involvement in the rampant illegal mining.

Chido Mnangagwa who is one of ED’s children is being immensed in the deep pools of corruption in the controversial dealings of the mining industry. Chido is being accused of riverbed mining with highly placed sources claiming the call for her arrest was made by Vice President Constatino Chiwenga

However the story dissolved without a trace of justice being served .


“Chido who is ED’s daughter was arrested earlier this week (Monday) for her involvement in riverbed mining activities together with one of ED’s motorcade biker” said a sorce who also confirmed the directive came from VP Chiwenga

According to the source, the arrest of Chido came a few days after Home Affairs Minister Kazembe Kazembe and Mines Minister Winston Chitando toured the Mazowe River area to assess the state of illegal mining activities by the Chinese.


The arrest which was clothed with uncertainity and was said to be more of a “warning”has since been concealed and swept under the carpet,” added the source
Attempts to obtain a comment from both Chido and her father were in vain .However, Environmental Management Agency (EMA) has since given a directive to close about four mines in the Mazowe due to illegal mining activities prevailing in the province .

This is not the first time one of ED’s children is being accused of illegal mining activities .Collins Mnangagwa is alleged to be closely connected to the closure of the corrupt Jumbo Mine. The story of Chido’s fate has however been shrouded and left to the eyes of speculation .The Civilian August 2020

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