NewsDay Senior Reporter Blessed Mhlanga Arrested

NewsDay senior reporter and HStv head news and current affairs Blessed Mhlanga was arrested on Saturday morning.

Mhlanga’s arrest was initially revealed by Tabani Mpofu, who said he was taken to Mabvuku Police Station in Harare.

Mhlanga later confirmed the arrest, saying he was arrested alongside Ruvimbo Nyikadzino of Sly Media at a police roadblock and charged with miscellaneous misdemeanour.

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Mhlanga, who has since been released from brief police detention, said he was on his way to cover a press briefing by the Minister of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Monica Mutsvanga and her permanent secretary Ndavaningi Mangwana.

He was only released after the intervention of the Zimbabwe Republic Police national spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi.

Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA Zimbabwe) had already dispatched lawyers to help the scribes.

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NewsDay Senior Reporter Blessed Mhlanga Arrested