Popular newscaster and former ZBC presenter Musorowegomo Mukosi has been arrested on allegations of hiring bouncers to assault his employees at a mine in Mt Darwin.The incident occurred as the number of arrests effected by the police in the mining communities in the past two week hits 2009.
National police spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi yesterday confirmed the arrest of Mukosi, who was still in custody.
“We can confirm that Musorowegomo Mukosi has been arrested over violence incident which occurred at his mine claim in Mt Darwin over the weekend.
“We are still investigating the case. So far we have received three reports of assault,” he said.
Although the details were still sketchy by yesterday, Mukosi is alleged to have first accused his workers of stealing gold from him before hiring some men who then unleashed violence on the employees.
“We are however still in the process of verifying those that were attacked and injured as part of the ongoing investigations,” Asst Comm Nyathi said.