By Mutsa Makuvaza
POLICE have arrested MDC Alliance spokesperson Fadzayi Mahere arrested and charged her with ‘publishing or communicating false statements prejudicial to the state’.
This comes after she posted a widely circulated video which purported to show a baby killed by a policeman’s baton stick while strapped to its mother’s back.
Police later said the information was false.
Mahere is the third person to be arrested for publishing or communicating false statements prejudicial to the state’ for posting widely circulated video after prominent journalist Hopewell Chin’ono and MDC Alliance legislator Job Sikhala.
Chin’ono was the first to be arrested for circulating the video in question.
Hopewell Chin’ono spent the weekend in prison after he was arrested by police Friday and charged with publishing or communicating falsehoods and is appearing in court this Monday morning.
Sikhala was arrested on Saturday on same charges and spent the weekend detained at Harare Central Police Station.
More details to follow… – Zimbabwe Voice 🔺