TRANSFORM Zimbabwe leader Jacob Ngarivhume and political activist Hopewell Chin’ono have been arrested on charges of allegedly inciting public violence.
The pair is allegedly linked to the July 31 planned protests.
In a statement, National police spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi confirmed the arrest.
“The Zimbabwe Republic Police confirms that Jacob Ngarivhume of Transform Zimbabwe and Hopewell Chin’ono have been arrested in connection with allegations of contravening Section 187 (1) (a) as read with section 37 (1) (a) (i) of the Criminal Law (Codification and Reform) Act, Chapter 9:23, “incitement to participate in public violence,” he said.
The duo is set to appear in court soon and is currently in police custody.