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arrested for putting up Tsvangirai posters
Sibanda, SW Radio Africa
The MDC-T parliamentary
candidate for Bindura North, Elliot Pfebve, was arrested on Friday
in Mount Darwin for putting up posters of party President Morgan
candidate, who was leading a campaign team of 12 people, spent the
night in police cells and was released on Saturday without facing
saw us putting up posters of our president, literally painting the
trees red along the Bindura-Mount Darwin road. By the time we got
to Darwin, the police were waiting for us and falsely accused us
of tearing down Saviour Kasukuwere’s posters,’ Pfebve
He added: ‘These
are the intimidating tactics that Zanu-PF use during each election.
You could tell the officers were getting instructions from Zanu-PF
officials and we were kept in cells until Saturday. What frustrates
us is the fact that we were kept overnight for something that we
on Friday renowned human rights lawyer and MDC-T parliamentary candidate
for Chikanga-Dangamvura constituency, Arnold Tsunga, was arrested
for participating in an illegal procession. 50 party supporters
were also arrested at the same time. Tsunga and some party supporters
were detained at Dangamvura Police Station while the others were
at Mutare Central Police station.
reports all of them were released on Saturday after paying US$20
admission of guilt fines.
Nyabureba, who was representing the 50, said his clients were accused
of participating in a procession with about four vehicles in Dangamvura
Ward 6, without authorization from police.
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