Cape Town – A Zimbabwean man recently landed himself in
trouble after he allegedly used President Robert Mugabe’s campaign material as
toilet paper, a report said on Wednesday.
According to News Day, the man appeared in court last week
charged with violating the electoral act or, alternatively, destruction of
A public prosecutor told the court that on 24 July this
year, Takura Mufumusi entered a bar toilet in Masvingo with the intention to relieve himself.
While inside, he was spotted by the informant, tearing up Mugabe's poster which he found inside and allegedly using it
as toilet paper.
The informant immediately effected a citizen's arrest on Mufumusi
and took him to a police station.
Court papers, however, did not state if Mufumusi was arrested
after he had already relieved himself.
Magistrate Tinashe Ndokera adjourned the matter indefinitely
as the State could not identify the witness.