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'Mugabe died and is being preserved in a freezer', teen arrested

by Staff Reporter
18 Jan 2014 at 13:21hrs | Views
A teenager has been arrested for allegedly insulting President Robert Mugabe on Facebook.

Gumisai Manduwa, 18, from Odzi, in Manicaland province was arrested on thursday for contravening Section 33 of the Criminal Law (Codification and Reform) Act, Radio Dialogue reported.

It is alleged Manduwa  posted a message on Facebook claiming that President Mugabe had died and is being preserved in a freezer.

He appeared in court on  Saturday 18 January 2014 and was granted $30 bail by Mutare Magistrate Sekesai Chiwundura.

Manduwa becomes the latest victim to be arrested for allegedly undermining authority of or insulting President Mugabe.

Source - Radio Dialogue