Photoshopped Picture Of ED Lands Beitbridge Couple In Soup
14 June 2020
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By A Correspondent- A Beitbridge couple has been arrested for sharing on WhatsApp a photoshopped picture of Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa wearing Zanu-PF regalia around his neck with a male organ adorned with a mask at its end.

Sarudzayi Ambiri Jani, 38, and Remember Simbarashe Ncube, 34, were arrested and charged on Friday with undermining the authority of or insulting the president in contravention of the Criminal Law Act.

Police details who arrested the couple alleged that they made an abusive, indecent or obscene statement about Mnangagwa that may engender feelings of hostility towards him, with the knowledge that the statement is false.

Chief Inspector Kenneth Mushongahande, who is a member of the residents WhatsApp group, reported the couple to law enforcement agents, who arrested and detained them overnight at Beitbridge Urban Police Station.

The couple also faces a charge of contravening the Censorship and Entertainments Act, which criminalises the production and publishing of certain material and if convicted, they face up to a year in prison.