Zimbabwe Deputy Army Commander, Major General Sibusiso Moyo live broadcast after taking over the state broadcaster (ZBC) SAYING President Mugabe was 'safe and sound' and the army was only targeting 'criminals' around him.
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“His Excellency the President & Commander in Chief of the Defence Forces is safe & secure. His safety is guaranteed. We are only targeting criminals surrounding him causing the suffering of the people”
“To the judiciary, you will be able to exercise your independent authority without fear of being obstructed...”