Zimbabwe: Lawyer Badly Beaten, Arrested While Attending To Arrested CCC Officials

Lawyer Kudzai Kadzere was Saturday beaten and arrested while he was attending to some members of the opposition Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC) who were arrested and detained at Budiriro 2 Police Station.

In a report seen by Pindula News, CCC national spokesperson, Fadzayi Mahere said charges against the lawyer are not yet clear. She said:

We’ve received a concerning report that lawyer Kudzai Kadzere has been badly beaten while attending upon clients at Budiriro 2 Police Station. We condemn this attack on the legal profession. 

Mahere later issued an update noting:

We have received a report that lawyer Kadzere is badly injured. He has been arrested as well. The details of the charge are unclear.

Kadzere was attending to CCC Member of Parliament (MP) for Mkoba constituency, Amos Chibaya and other party officials who were arrested this Saturday in Harare. The charges are unclear.

They were allegedly attending a private meeting in Harare this morning.

They were detained at Budiriro Police Station.

The party is demanding their immediate release.