A human rights campaigner and chairperson of the Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition Youth Committee, Pride Mkono has been arrested.
According to the Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR), Mkono has been charged with subverting a constitutional government by the Zimbabwe Republic Police.
Mkono allegedly plotted to overthrow President Emmerson Mnangagwa through a post he made on Twitter
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This brings to 22 the number of citizens charged with treason since January 2019.
The number of people charged by #ZRP with subverting constitutional govt since January reaches 22 after cops arrested Pride Mkono, a human rights campaigner&Chair of Crisis in Zim Coalition Youth Committee. Mkono is accused of plotting to topple Mnangagwa thru Twitter comments
— ZLHR (@ZLHRLawyers) August 15, 2019