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A Frelimo official was stabbed to death and a Renamo member was beaten to death in Dondo district yesterday (Monday 3 September). A Renamo member has been arrested for the first murder and Renamo accuses MDM of the second.
Carla Andre, Frelimo secretary in Mutua, Bairro 25 de Junho, was stabbed to death in her home by three individuals who fled. A Renamo member has been arrested for her murder.
Julio Amisse, 37 years old, was beaten to death in Mafambisse as he came back from campaigning. His body in the morgue was still wearing his Renamo t-shirt. Amisse is a former MDM member who recently joined Renamo. Renamo Mafambisse political delegate, Josef Fatima, accuses MDM members of being behind the murder, noting “our member complained of being persecuted by the MDM,” The killers fled but district police commander Joao Moiana said the killing is under investigation.
In Chicualacuala, Gaza, two Frelimo supporters have been arrested and accused to attacking a Renamo member, who is now hospitalised in Xai Xai.
In Macossa, Manica, the house of the MDM delegate was burned down yesterday, party spokesperson Humberto Escova told a Chimoio press conference. He accused Frelimo. He also said that MDM flags and posters were vandalised in Guro.
By Joseph HanlonSource: 2019 General Elections - Mozambique Political Process Bulletin