Associated Newspapers Zimbabwe (ANZ) editor in chief Hama Saburi has released a press statement on the condition of Daily News journalists Mugove Tafirenyika and Brighton Goko who were injured when riot police fired rubber bullets at protesters in Harare’s central business district on Friday 29 September.
Saburi said that the two were rushed at a private hospital and are currently admitted in the intensive care unit. Part of the statement reads:
It is by the grace of God that the worst didn’t happen. With the help of good Samaritans, management at the Associated Newspapers of Zimbabwe was able to rush the two to a local private hospital where they are currently admitted in the intensive care unit.
Saburi urged the police’s leadership must take full responsibility for the attack on the two journalists.
Read the full statement HERE