July 31 mass protests organiser Jacob Ngarivhume arrested
Police are yet to charge him.
According to Human Rights Watch Director Dewa Mavhinga, Ngarivhume was being denied access to legal representation.
"Lawyer Moses Nkomo, now at Harare Central Police Station to offer legal assistance to @jngarivhume has told @hrw hat he is being denied access to see his client. @PoliceZimbabwe CID Law & Order denying access to Ngarivhume." Mavhinga posted on Twitter.
He was arrested at the same time when police were storming the house of journalist Hopewell Chin'ono.
There is no profession which is above the law.— Nick Mangwana (@nickmangwana) July 20, 2020
-Journalists are not above the law.
-Lawyers are not above the law
-Doctors and nurses are not above the law.
-Politicians & bankers are not above the law.
Anyone suspected to have commited a crime should be subjected to due process.
Secretary for Information Nick Mangwana has defended the arrests of Chin'ono and Ngarivhume saying no one was above the law.