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UZ student leader missing
Zimbabwe National Students Union (ZINASU)
May 18, 2007

Tineyi Mukwewa, the University of Zimbabwe (UZ) Student Union President has gone missing amid growing fears that he might have been abducted or murdered. Impeccable sources said that he was arrested and detained by members of the UZ security (Green Bombers) on Wednesday, the 16th of May 2007. But up to now his whereabouts are not clear. A lawyer was deployed by Tafadzwa Mugabe, a senior Lawyer with Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) that same Wednesday after the news reached ZLHR about his arrest.

The Lawyer failed to locate him at both Avondale Police Station and Central Police Station, where students are often taken to. We have also tried to find out but our efforts were fruitless.

If anyone has any information please assist.

Meanwhile, the two student leaders, Moreblessing Mabhunu and Tinashe Madamombe from Bindura University of Science Education who were reportedly abducted yesterday were found today at the Bindura Police Station badly injured. They are still in police custody but information coming from Bindura is that they might be released today or tommorrow. No charges have been levelled against them.

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