MDC Alliance provincial youth chairman for Mashonaland Central, Tonderai Samhu, and four others were on Monday sentenced to six years in prison each. They were found guilty of barricading roads and burning tyres in Mvurwi during the January fuel protests.
The six are Samhu (34), together with Wonder Zuze (35), Beverly Mureya (41), Patris Dandajena (34) and Elisha Benjamin (50). Bindura magistrate Vongai Guwuriro suspended two years of the sentences.
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The five were part of the 12 Mvurwi protesters who were arrested in January. The other 7 were acquitted due to lack of evidence.
Bindura is a Town and District located in Mashonaland Central Province in Zimbabwe. Read More About Bindura
Template:Infobox Town Mvurwi is a Town located in Mazowe District, Mashonaland Central Province in Zimbabwe. Read More About Mvurwi
Mashonaland Central Province is one of the ten and Zimbabwe Provinces. It covers the northern mainland of the country and it stretches into to the Zambezi valley and the Mozambican border in the north east. It is dominated by the Shona speaking locals. The capital... Read More About Mashonaland Central