The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) have been accused of lying by technology giant Google. The US-based company claims that ZRP did not make any attempts to engage them over the Baba Jukwa investigation.
Former Sunday Mail editor Edmund Kudzayi and his brother Phillip were arrested for being Baba Jukwa. ZRP Assistant Commissioner Crispen Makedenge claimed to have visited Google’s US head offices as part of his investigations.
However, Google’s Africa manager responsible for policy and government relations, Fortune Mgili Sibanda said:
No one went to Google with the Baba Jukwa issue and we did nothing about it.
In fact, you need not go to Silicon Valley (Google head offices) with any content related complaint because that is not where our content hub is.