Two MDC-T officials were nearly involved in a fist-fight during a standing committee meeting on Wednesday.
The meeting was held in Cranborne, Harare instead of the party’s headquarters, the Morgan Richard Tsvangirai House (MRTH) located in the city centre.
Reports suggest that Khupe and her aides are afraid of setting their feet at the party headquarters for fear of being bashed by youths linked to party interim secretary-general Douglas Mwonwora.
Mwonzora and acting party spokesperson Khalipani Phugeni reportedly clashed over the manner in which the former is said to be handling party affairs.
Phugeni allegedly accused Mwonzora of sponsoring terror in the party and of being a dictator worse than the late former President Robert Mugabe.
When contacted for comment, Phugeni refused to speak on his said brawl with Mwonzora. He said:
I have no comment on that matter because I can’t comment on the proceedings of the standing committee. I can’t confirm nor deny anything.
Several party officials aligned to Khupe have been assaulted by Mwonzora’s youths at MRTH, with party director of treasury, Tod Mapingire being the latest victim.
Mapingure reportedly sustained injuries and had to be rushed to hospital after he was assaulted by Mwonzora’s militia.