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Tajamuka leader to storm police station with grand entrance

by Mandla Ndlovu
28 Jan 2019 at 11:57hrs | Views
Leader of social group Tajamuka/Sesjikile Promise Mkwananzi  says he is considering storming the Harare Central Police station in the company of lawyers and the media so that the whole world sees that he has handed himself over.

Mkwananzi has been on the run for the past 13 days after the police indicated that they would to interview him over the violent protests that rocked Zimbabwe on 14 January under the banner of #ShutdownZimbabwe.

"My sixth sense tells me that I must hand over myself to the police with the journalists, media and lawyers so that everybody sees that I have handed myself over," Mkwananzi said.

Last week Police spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi told the state owned Herald that they wanted to interview Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) president Peter Mutasa, activist Promise Mkwananzi and some MDC Alliance party members in connection with last week's #ShutdownZimbabwe protests.

Mkwananzi then indicated that he was seeking legal advice from his lawyers on what step to take before turning himself over at the police station.

"How they wish that I flee the country so that it appears as if I am a fugitive from justice thus criminalise me and delegitimise the people's cause." Mkwananzi said. "That will not happen. At the appropriate time, in consultation with my lawyers and advisors, I will go to Harare central police to find out what they want to interview me in connection with. I am innocent and have not committed any crime."

Five MDC MPs are currently in police custody over the violent protests.

Meanwhile, President Emmerson Mnangagwa has condemned the brutality by state agents after Sky News flighted a video of police brutalizing a citizen.

Source - Byo24News