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Pictures: Econet Wireless clamps down on Zimbabwe business news agency, The Source

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ZIMBABWE business news agency, The Source, was raided this afternoon by the Deputy sheriff’s department following a High Court order granted to Zimbabwe mobile phone operator Econet Wireless and Steward Bank to have the online publication withdraw stories that it published about the mobile operator and Steward Bank.

See pictures below.

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An Econet Wireless staff member goes through information on a laptop belonging to The Source office.
An Econet Wireless staff member goes through information on a laptop belonging to The Source news agency.

Lawyer Chris Mhike (L) representing The source talks to Tinashe  Fred Zindi the lawyer representing Econet Wireless.
Lawyer Chris Mhike (L) representing The Source talks to Tinashe Fred Zindi the lawyer representing Econet Wireless.

Lawyer Chris Mhike (L) argues his point in the presence of a police officer and a sheriff.
Lawyer Chris Mhike (L) argues his point in the presence of a police officer and a sheriff.

The Source Editor-in -chief Nelson Bwanya (R)  argues his point in the presence of Econet Wireless staff lawyers  and Kimbirai Mafunda of Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human rights at the agency's office.
The Source Editor-in -chief Nelson Banya (R) argues his point in the presence of Econet Wireless staff lawyers and Kumbirai Mafunda of Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human rights at the agency’s office.

A member of staff from the deputy sheriff's office going through some papers  in the presence of a police officer in The Source office.
A member of staff from the deputy sheriff’s office going through some papers in the presence of a police officer in The Source office.

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