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ZINASU president on the run again!
Students Solidarity Trust
June 19, 2007

Unidentified members of the dreaded state security apparatus in Zimbabwe ransacked two homes in Glen-Norah and Waterfalls as they intensified their manhunt for ZINASU President, Promise Mkwananzi.

The ZINASU President has been on the police wanted list since last year - and their manhunt gathered momentum after the ill-fated assault of opposition leaders in police custody in March.

He has been constantly on the run.

The thugs assaulted Mkwananzi's family members in the ensuing melee in Glen-Norah after they failed to find him, and proceeded to Waterfalls where their attempts to locate him proved futile.

The raid on these two homes comes in the wake of a similar raid on the home of Lawrence Mashungu, Vice-Chairperson the Students Christian Movement of Zimbabwe (SCMZ). The police assaulted Mashungu's brother.

Meanwhile two student activists from the University of Zimbabwe were arrested on Saturday night, on trumped charges of stoning a University of Zimbabwe staff bus. Kudakwashe Mapundu, the Secretary General of UZ Students Executive Council (SEC) and Caesar Fitiya, a member of the Students Representative Assembly (SRA) were the ones in police custody.

The two student leaders endured extensive beating at the hands of college security, derisorily referred to as green bombers. The two have since been released from police custody at the Avondale Police Station.

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