16 arrested over Kwekwe rally violence - Police

Online Desk |  1 year ago | top

The Zimbabwe Republic Police has arrested 16 suspects in connection with the violence where one person died while three were seriously injured at an aborted Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC) rally in Kwekwe yesterday.

National Police Spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi confirmed the development, saying investigations were still underway to establish the facts.

CCC party leader, Nelson Chamisa was forced to abandon his rally address at Mbizo shops after the violence erupted.

Chamisa had to be whisked away from the podium by his aides while some journalists could be seen seeking cover under the stage as the commotion ensued.