WATCH: Hopewell Chin'ono arrested
In a video footage seen by this publication, Chin'ono was starting a Facebook Live broadcast before the police stormed his residence.
The opposition MDC Alliance has condemned the arrest of Chin'ono.
Journalist @daddyhope has been abducted from his home. @PoliceZimbabwe violently broke into his home, breaking the glass doors. They had no warrant. His lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa says they do not know where he is. #FreeHopewell #Journalismisnotacrime pic.twitter.com/AOnMstNRVO— Fadzayi Mahere (@advocatemahere) July 20, 2020
"We condemn the arrest and persecution of journalist Hopewell Chin'ono and activist Jacob Ngarivhume. Section 67 of the Constitution gives every person the right to challenge the Govt. We demand their freedom & immediate release." The party said in a statement.