National IDs snatching stories worry parliament’s Legal Affairs Committee

Parliament’s Legal Affairs Committee has reacted angrily to reports that ruling party operatives are taking people’s national IDs or getting the details of the IDs on the pretext that the victims would get food or loans from government.

Msukwa: Votes are not for sale

Chairperson of the committee Kezzie Msukwa said this when the committee met National Initiative for Civic Education (Nice Trust) over its preparations for the forthcoming July presidential election.

“IDs are not for sale. Votes are not for sale. You need to go to the people to tell them that they should not handover their national IDs to these people,” said Msukwa.

It is believed that the IDs are taken away from people in opposition strongholds so as to delete their names from the voters roll.

Democratic Progressive Party officials deny the allegations.

Executive director of the Nice Trust Ollen Mwalubunju said his office has received such reports and in some cases referred the matter to police.

Mwalubunju said the organization will embark on massive sensitisation meetings on the matter.

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Phiri
Phiri
1 year ago

Why can’t you tell us that you are an illegal MP who was elected through the tippex administered by MEC ans Jane Ansah

Thats Me
Thats Me
1 year ago
Reply to  Phiri

Fotseki,,,Pali cha nzeru pamenepa?

ERUTU
ERUTU
1 year ago
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Cadet phweeeeeeee 🦆

Zaya Original
Zaya Original
1 year ago

The problem comes back squarely on your laps inuyo a PLA. An important security document like an ID should have come with strict governing laws. Such laws would have made it criminal for anybody other than bona fide owner and or government official to be found in possession of an ID card not belonging to them. These DPP hoodlums collecting people’s ID card would have been rotting in jail by now. The snatching of ID cards is a DPP project. DPP right now is being advised by Zanu PF in Zimbabwe ndi amene akumawawuzila kumbali. The tactics of withdrawing ID… Read more »

M'mwaaaaaa
M'mwaaaaaa
1 year ago

That is why I keep saying DPP is evil…….!

Chipasula
Chipasula
1 year ago

the main function of legal affairs committee is not about monitoring voter education and registration

Mbwiyeche
Mbwiyeche
1 year ago
Reply to  Chipasula

Chipasula mutu wako

ERUTU
ERUTU
1 year ago
Reply to  Chipasula

Gumede phweeeeeeee 🦆

Zex Rajabu
Zex Rajabu
1 year ago

Dishonorable MPs, who instead of conducting inquiry on legal matters you are focusing on useless things relating to votes. Legal affairs comm should be reviewing old laws which are not inline with constitution, should be reviewing conduct of our judiciary which everyone knows has corruption everywhere. This committee should be asking the chief justice why the second suspect in the concourt bribery case has not been arrested or why the case has stalled after so much hype. they should subpoena the chief justice and ask him tough questions not this nonsense you they are asking Nice Trust.

ERUTU
ERUTU
1 year ago
Reply to  Zex Rajabu

Cadet phweeeeeeee 🦆

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