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Editor, Chief Reporter charged and released over military story

by Staff reporter
07 May 2013 at 19:11hrs | Views
Zimbabwe Independent Editor Dumisani Muleya and Chief Reporter Owen Gagare, arrested this morning and charged with contravening section 31A.3 of the Criminal Law (Codification and Reform) Act, have been released.

Police will proceed by way of summons.

The allegations of "publishing statements prejudicial to the state" against the two arise from to a story published two weeks ago claiming the MDC was in negotiations with the military and police service chiefs.

Source - newsday