Mahere, Tsitsi Dangarembga, Others Arrested – Biti

MDC Alliance Vice President Tendai Biti has suggested that the party’s spokesperson, Fadzayi Mahere was arrested by riot police in Harare on Friday.

MDC Alliance Spokesperson Fadzayi Mahere

He also said a prominent writer and film director Tsitsi Dangarembga was also arrested at the Borrowdale racecourse together with four of her colleagues.

Posting on Twitter, Biti said:

It appears that the desperate regime is now arresting citizens wily nilyThey appear to have picked up Tsitsi Dangarembgwa, our spokesperson @advocatemahere & others . The right to peacefully demonstrate is is codified in our constitution.

Mahere and Dangarembga were arrested this Friday for demonstrating over a number of issues including the arrest of freelance journalist Hopewell Chin’ono, opposition Transform Zimbabwe’s leader Jacob Ngarivhume, MDC Alliance trio – Joanah Mamombe, Cecilia Chimbiri and Netsai Marova.