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  • Soldiers visit Raymond Majongwe's house
    Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR)
    February 06, 2007

    At around 23.53hours on the night of the 5th of February 2007, a truck load of soldiers accompanied by a Mercedes Benz visited the house of the Secretary General of Progressive Teachers Union (PTUZ) Raymond Majongwe. The soldiers did not disembark from their vehicles, but with a full beam of lights shining on Raymond Majongwe’s house spend over 20 minutes with the engines of their vehicles running and voices being heard in the background. This threatening incident comes a few hours after Raymond Majongwe and the leadership of PTUZ willfully reported to the Harare Central Police Station, Law and Order Section and interrogated by Detective Inspector Rangwani in the company of their lawyers.

    Takavafira Zhou, the President of the PTUZ was accosted by police officers whilst buying newspapers at OK Masvingo, one the police officers from Law and Order Section Masvingo Inspector Moyo indicated that Takavafira had to accompany the police to Masvingo Central Police Station for questioning. Masvingo based lawyer Mr. Makonese, has been deployed to attend to Takavafira.

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