The Zimbabwe Republic Police has confirmed the arrest of Hopewell Chin’ono and Jacob Ngarivhume. The duo was arrested on Monday. We present the police’s statement in full below.
ZRP PRESS STATEMENT
21 JULY 2020
ARREST OF JACOB NGARIVHUME AND HOPEWELL CHIN’ONO
The Zimbabwe Republic Police confirms that Jacob Ngarivhume of Transform Zimbabwe and Hopewell Chin’ono have been arrested in connection with allegations of Contravening Section 187(1)(a) as read with section 37(1)(a)(i) of the Criminal Law [Codification and Reform] Act, Chapter 9:23, “incitement to participate in public violence’:
The duo will appear in court soon and are currently in police custody.