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Journalist arrested while taking photographs
July 09, 2013
Police in Zimbabwe
on Tuesday, 9 July 2013 arrested Leopold Munhende, a journalist
with The Mirror, in the southern town of Masvingo. Munhende was
arrested while taking photographs of the voter registration process
at the Registrar General’s Offices.
The arrest came
at a time when Zimbabweans were jostling
to register as voters before the lapse of the deadline that
had been set on the same day.
took place around 09.20hrs (CAT) and the journalist was taken to
Masvingo Central Police station where he was charged with being
a public nuisance in terms of the Miscellaneous Offences Act.
the MISA-Zimbabwe fact
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