3 MDC-T activist found guilty of murdering policeman

Staff Reporter

Harare… Today Zimbabwe  High Court Judge Justice Chinembiri Bhunu found 3 of the the 29 MDC-T supporters guilty of the murder of policeman Petros Mutedza in Glenview Harare in 2011.

The three are Last Maengahama, Yvone Musarurwa and Tungamirai Madzokere.They will be sentenced on the 8th of September.

Mutedza was killed after police tried to crush an MDC-T rally in Glenview. He fell off a moving truck after being involved in an altercation with the opposition activists.

The judgement comes at a time when police have been involved in violent clashes with opposition supporters. Over 56 people are in remand prison after being charged for engaging in public violence.  The judgement has also been delivered at a time president Mugabe has criticized the judiciary for giving rulings that favour protest groups.

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