MDC-T spokesperson Nelson Chamisa said they were confident that their party members were abducted by the Central Itelligence Officers (CIO) because the police holding them were denying having brought them there.
“The fact that these people were found dumped at a Catchway Valley police station with the police refusing having brought them there, leads us to believe that your guess are as good as ours as to who took them there.
“This continues to be our our biggest problem in this on-going constitution making process as there are violations of human fundamentals such as freedom of expression.
“They are not yet free and are still in police custody and we are likely to find them escape with funny trumped up charges. These people were assertive and vocal at outreach meetings, the reason we
think is why they were arrested,” he said.
A well known Zanu (PF) official is said to have accompanied the abductors to where the MDC supporters were forcibly taken on Monday.
According to MDC-T the seven, Joseph and Tinashe Chikware, Stanley, David and Wilson Kuretu, John Jiyamwa and Matibiri Nyando were abducted at gunpoint in Ward 7, Chimanimani East, and Manicaland
province on Monday by state security agents and a Zanu (PF) Manicaland provincial member.
The State security agents accused the seven of being too vocal at a constitution-making outreach meeting held in the area last week.
MDC said eyewitnesses told them that property, which included generators, solar power and furniture was destroyed by the abductors.