The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has it is investigating allegations that Godfrey Karembera, a Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC) activist popularly known as Madzibaba Veshanduko for his dressing and stuff, was severely assaulted by Police this Thursday.
His lawyers, the Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) reported that he sustained injuries at the back and legs after being arrested allegedly for wearing yellow, CCC Party colour.
In a statement, seen by Pindula News, ZRP said Madzibaba Veshanduko allegedly used abusive language towards police officers who were trying to stop him from engaging in unsanctioned political activities. Reads the statement:
The ZRP is investigating allegations that Godfrey Karembera (43), who claims to be ‘Madzibaba Weshanduko’ was assaulted by Police officers in the Harare CBD today.
On the hand, he is alleged to have used abusive language to Police officers who were trying to stop him from engaging in unsanctioned political activities in the CBD.
The statement further said details on the matter will be made available once investigations have been made.
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