THERE was chaos and pandemonium, in Zvishavane today as more than a hundred riot cops disrupted an MDC T rally that was supposed to be addressed by one of the party’s vice president Nelson Chamisa today.
Sources in Zimbabwe all hell broke loose, when about 150 anti riot police disrupted the rally, which had been approved by the High Court.
Eyewitnesses told Zimsinsa.com that seven people were arrested, including Zvishavane midlands provincial chair Masendek, Trynos Shava, Tendai Tswana, Tobias Moyo, Tryforce Rwapwi and Clifford, who at the time of writing this story were still detained Zvishavane Police Station.
There was teargas everywhere , shops and market stalls in the CBD were closed as people reacted angrily, to attempts to ban the rally. Several people were said to have been beaten and injured by the police in the melee. – Patience Rusere