The Zimbabwean Republic Police have confirmed the arrest of opposition leader, Jacob Ngarivhume and journalist Hopewell Chin’ono.

They have been charged with incitement to participate in public violence.

The duo will appear in court soon and are currently in police custody.

The press release is below: 



Zimbabwean Police Arrest Ngarivhume, Chin’ono (Text)

Ngarivhume ‘s Tweet a day before he was arrested.

 

The Movement for Democratic Change Alliance and other human rights organisations have condemned the arrests.

Rights activists have started a social media, calling for the release of the duo.