A Shurugwi man was clobbered by a neighbour when he answered his mobile phone with an ED Pfee salutation.

Thembinkosi Mayoyo  was attacked by Evidence Makara who said he felt offended when the ED Pfee slogan. Makara was arrested and dragged to court, He was remanded in custody. The Masvingo Mirror reports that the court heard that on August 3 at around mid-night Makara called Mayoyo with a private number. Mayoyo answered the call using the salutation ED Pfee.

Makara then told Mayoyo that ndimi makatikanganisira zvinhu (it's you who failed us in the elections). At round 6am Makara headed for Mayoyo's place and hit him with a stone before setting his dogs on the complainant and his wife Perpetual Damba.

Makara said he was provoked when Mayoyo said ED Pfee. Makara said he had only called to enquire about his offer letter and receipts pertaining to land tax. He added that there was bad blood between him and Damba.