Sikhala Speaks On His ‘Arrest’ and ‘Demonstrations’ In St Mary’s.

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MDC vice-chairperson and Zengeza West Member of Parliament, Job Sikhala has rubbished reports that he was arrested and that there was a demonstration on Saturday in St Mary’s, Chitungwiza.

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Sikhala said he was invited to meet one Superintendent Chuma at St Mary’s Police Station but could not see him after waiting for two hours. He said:

I was never arrested. What happened is I was asked to meet Superintendent Chuma at St Mary’s Police Station. I went there and waited for him for two hours and when he did not show up, I left.

It’s absolutely nonsense to say that there was a demonstration in St Mary’s. What happened is that the police raided my house at 5 am. There was no march that took place. It’s nonsense!

In a statement on Saturday, national police spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi said 11 suspected MDC youths were arrested after going on a rampage at Chigovanyika in St Mary’s, Huruyadzo shops and Zengeza 2 shops in Chitungwiza on Saturday morning.

Nyathi said the youths, who were burning tyres and interfering with the smooth flow of traffic in the suburbs, shattered a Zupco bus windscreen, while some passengers were attacked, with some losing their cellphones.

-Sunday Mail

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