Councillors And Journalists Dramatically Arrested At Council Chambers All Freed With No Charge?
29 October 2020

Paul Nyathi

Information just received indicates that all three journalists and Harare City Council Officials arrested while in a full council meeting have been released with no charge.

Journalists Munashe Chokodza, Takunda Mandura and Blessing Chidhakwa were arrested together with Harare City Councillors and city officials on Thursday afternoon.

This followed an unannounced raid by President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s Special Anti-Corruption Unit (SACU) in the middle of the full council meeting.

The arrested journalists and councilors were taken to Harare Central police station where they were allegedly not formally charged.

More details to follow ……