Hopewell Chin’ono Twitter account wiped off

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CAPTION CORRECTS OCCUPATION – Zimbabwe journalist Hopewell Chino’ono, left, speaks to state media during the launch of his documentary, State of Mind, in Harare, Oct. 10, 2018. Lawyers on Monday, July 20, 2020 say Zimbabwe police have swooped in and detained a prominent journalist and an opposition leader ahead of anti-government protests planned for the end of this month. The journalist, Hopewell Chin’ono, has a huge following on Twitter, where he regularly posts about alleged government corruption. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)

In a new shocking development on the arrested Hopewell Chin’ono the journalist who was forcibly taken from his home on Monday 20 July. In less than 24 hours his Twitter handle and all the threads have been wiped out. Filmed while he was live on Facebook yesterday as he got arrested by men who were wearing civilian clothes. ZRP later released a statement claiming that he and Jacob Ngarivhume were charged with inciting violence in the country. The hashtag has been trending of #FreeHopewell. However, what is shocking is that why would he delete tweets which has a lot of incriminating evidence of corruption. It leaves a lot to be desired whether he did it deliberately or he was forced to do it by his captors

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