The Group Chief Government Officer of Zimbabwe Financial institution (ZB) Monetary Holdings Group, Ronald Mutandagayi has taken a go away of absence after a video of him assaulting his spouse went viral on social media.
The footage which is claimed to have been reportedly taken by his 16-year-old daughter, exhibits Mutandagayi chasing his estranged spouse and placing her within the face. After Mutandagayi’s spouse falls to the bottom, the main focus of the video modifications and doesn’t present what occurred subsequent.
Following the outrage the video incited, the board of the monetary providers group is at present contemplating the “applicable motion” to take towards its GCEO following the disturbing footage.
An announcement launched by ZB Monetary Holdings learn;
“The board of administrators of ZB Monetary Holdings Restricted has taken notice of the social media communication regarding the Group Chief Government Officer Mr. R. Mutandagayi which was revealed on the night of seven March 2021,” the banks stated in an announcement addressed to its clients.
“The matter in query is earlier than the courts. Within the meantime, Mr R. Mutandagayi has taken go away of absence from his duties whereas the board of administrators of the group considers applicable motion on the matter.
“Stakeholders might be suggested of any new developments as they come up.”
Nevertheless, Mutangadayi is disputing the occasions which appeared on the video footage insisting that he was defending himself. He claims that he was compelled to defend himself after “three days of assault” from his spouse.
Asides questioning the timing of the damning video over an incident which he claimed occured two months in the past, the enterprise govt claimed that the video had been altered to work towards him because it didn’t present the opposite occasions which transpired earlier than and after he assaulted his spouse.
Mutangadayi stated in an announcement;
“The unlucky circumstances surrounding the incident occurred on 2 January 2021 after three consecutive days of extreme assault and harassment on my individual. It’s stunning that solely two months later is when such a video is issued.
“The bona fides of such motion is questionable. Additional, it’s regrettable that the video solely exhibits a sure portion of the incident clearly meant to promote a sure narrative. For the reason that matter is at present pending earlier than the courts, I shall let the regulation take its course.”