Joana Mamombe and lawyer arrested
Harare police have arrested Harare West MP Joanna Mamombe who was in the company of her lawyer, Obey Shava and colleagues, Netsai Marova and Cecilia Chimbiri.
Reports indicate that the four were arrested near the Zanu PF headquarters on their way to the Harare Central Police Station.
“ZLHR strongly condemns the arbitrary detention of @obeyshava with his clients @JoanaMamombe, @NetsaiMarova and ceechimbiri2. They were arrested near Zanu PF headquarters on their way to (Harare) Central Police Station where they are scheduled to report as part of (their) bail condition.
“Detention of our lawyer @obeyshava1 is strongly condemned, he must be released forthwith together with his clients,” the ZLHR said.
According to ZLHR, Chimbiri was also assaulted by a soldier on her arrest.
“We also strongly condemn the wanton assault of @ceechimbiri2 by a soldier.”
Henry Chivhanga arrested in Masvingo
“In Masvingo, we have located Henry Chivhanga, the director of Disability Amalgamation Community Trust arrested by @PoliceZimbabwe and charged for unnecessary movement,” the ZLHR said.
Mahere and Dangarembwa arrested
Mahere was arrested at Groombridge shoping centre after she posted pictures holding placards with other residents on social media denouncing corruption, State-sponsored abductions, and demanding a free Zimbabwe.
“Embarked on a socially distanced peaceful protest in our community this morning. It’s important to speak out and take a stand in accordance with the Constitution, Covid-19 regulations and morality. We want a free Zimbabwe.
Dangarembwa was arrested in Borrowdale with a friend Julie Barnes, and the two are currently detained at the Borrowdale Police Station.
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