5 MDC-T Officials Arrested in Matabeleland South
Clarence Madhuku, Godfrey Costa and Sally Mlambo from the party’s Department of Organising and Party Building were arrested a t the MDC T offices in Gwanda alongside Limukani Nyoni the party’s Gwanda North district Chairperson were they were conducting a leadership training workshop.
In Beit bridge police arrested Morgan Ncube the party’s provincial youth chairperson and ten others who had convened for a similar purpose.
In both meetings police detectives allegedly disrupted proceedings and arrested facilitators.
Under Zimbabwe’s draconian laws it is illegally to convene a meeting without notifying the relevant authorities.
The arrested members are most likely to spend the weekend behind bars and may appear in court on Monday.
In Gwanda Thompson Mabhikwa stood in for the suspects while in Beit Bridge Winston Tshakalisa appeared for the accused.
In December last year police here arrested media monitors for allegedly holding an unsanctioned meeting; however magistrate Sheila Nazombe dropped the charges last month.