Police assault victim in hospital

A FEMALE activist, Rutendo Kawadza, is still admitted at a private hospital since Monday where she is nursing injuries sustained when she was allegedly assaulted by police officers during a demonstration in Harare.


Kawadza, a member of the Zimbabwe Activists Alliance (ZAA), told NewsDay yesterday that she sustained injuries in the back and on her knee and was waiting for an X-ray and scan to be conducted to ascertain the level of the injuries.

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According to ZAA, up to six activists have so far received medical attention after the Monday beatings during a demonstration held in solidarity with the Rural Teachers’ Association. ZAA founder and national co-ordinator Tendayi Lynnette Mudehwe said the association would approach the courts to challenge police action.

“I was also beaten and I have been attended to. We want the State to explain why we were beaten when the demonstration was legal and peaceful,” she said.

ZAA is seeking to engage the Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights to challenge government and police over the alleged beatings.

3 Responses to Police assault victim in hospital

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  2. maita January 8, 2016 at 10:20 am #

    What do we have in Zimbabwe, anti-riot police or riot police. Since there was no riot and they rioted against the demonstrators then these are riot police, if the demonstrators had been rioting we should have called anti-riot police.

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