Breaking: Tajamuka leader Promise Mkwananzi freed by High Court


Harare – Tajamuka Spokesperson PROMISE Mkwananzi and activist Bruce Usviso who were arrested last month for inciting violence, were today released on USD 100 and USD 50 respectively bail by High Court Judge Happias Zhou.

Promise and Bruce who are being represented by Zimbabwe Lawyers of Human Rights Tonderai Bhatasara were arrested and charged with inciting and committing public violence and destroying property which includes a vehicle belonging to the Police and another one belonging to Zimbabwe Broadcast Corporation (ZBC) during a demonstration against Police Brutality which took place on the 24thof   August 2016.

According to Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights said Promise was released on $100 bail while Bruce was released on $50 bail.

The Southern Daily correspondent Panashe Makufa was told by ZLHR that “The activists were order to surrender their passports, report at the Harare Central Police Station Law and Order section once every Friday, to reside at the addresses given to the Court and not to interfere with State witnesses as part of their bail conditions,”