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86-year-old woman arrested for intending to promote public violence: Zimbabwe

by Matthews Estell
01 Mar 2011 at 21:00hrs | 488 Views
Bulawayo police spokesperson Chief Superintendent Oliver Mandipaka confirmed on Tuesday, the arrest of an 86-year-old woman and twenty-one members of Women and Men of Zimbabwe Arise (Woza/Moza) from Entumbane and Mabutweni townships

"I can confirm that some members of Woza/Moza have been arrested. They are being charged for allegedly participating in a gathering which intends to promote public violence, breach of peace or bigotry," Mandipaka said.

"They will be charged under the Criminal Law (Codification and Reform) Act."

Among 22 arrested is a breast-feeding mother(Moreblessing) she has been denied access to breast-feed her baby.

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