The party’s spokesperson Rugare Gumbo confirmed Muzariri’s hero status on Tuesday afternoon after a long day meeting.
“I can confirm that the politburo has accorded Cde Muzariri a hero status and burial will be on Thursday”, he told Radio VOP in a telephone interview.
The late deputy director of the CIO, died Monday morning at a private hospital in Harare.
Sources said Muzariri who unleashed error in Mashonaland Central province in 2008 by directing members of his organisation to ban suspected Movement for Democratic Change supporters from entering the province, died of cancer.
Muzariri was said to be instrumental in the Gukurahundi Massacres in the Matabeleland and Midlands provinces.