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Police in Zimbabwe arrest top opposition

HARARE – The Zimbabwean police at the border, former minister of Finance and oppositielid Tendai Biti was arrested. His lawyer has said. Biti wanted to seek asylum in neighbouring Zambia. The reason of the arrest is, according to the lawyer not to disclose.

Biti is the first part of the opposition which has been picked up since president Emmerson Mnangagwa is re-elected.

Biti is the first part of the opposition which has been picked up since president Emmerson Mnangagwa is re-elected. During the last elections formed his party an alliance with Nelson Chamisa, the main challenger of Mnangagwa.

Although the run-up to the election from last week’s relatively peaceful progress, escalated the situation after the ballot, still. The opposition thinks the elections are not fair manner. Several supporters of Chamisa were arrested for involvement in the violence. Some of them are out on bail, is released.

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