JUST IN : Newsday Journalists Charged

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Two Zimbabwean journalists who were arrested in Harare on the eve to commemorate World Press Freedom Day, have been released from police custody.

Desmond Chingarande

Desmond Chingarande

Desmond Chingarande and Wisdom Mdzungairi, who detained at Marlborough Police Station, have been charged with contravening the Children’s Act over the publication of a story in the newspaper.

On April 24, a local newspaper Newsday   published that a music promoter and Star FM DJ Simbarashe Maphosa (40)  aka DJ Templeman allegedly kidnapped a 16-year-old girl identified as Chido Faith Nyaguwa and exposed her to drug abuse and liquor for three days in Beitbridge between March 29 and 31 this year.

They will appear in court at a date to be announced.

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