While the Constitution’s votes are being counted, crackdown intensifies.
Our researchers and lawyers who are currently monitoring the referendum processes have informed us that Zimbabwe police have raided the residence of Thabani Mpofu, the Principal Director for Research and Development in Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai’s Office. The MDC Information Department Offices have equally been raided and it is being reported that two other officers Anna Muzvidziwa and Felix Matsinde have also been arrested.
Beatrice Mtetwa, a prominent human rights lawyer has also been arrested on Sunday 17 March 2013 in Harare pursuant to rendering legal assistance to the MDC officers
The police have also raided and searched an unspecified office along Bath Road in Avondale suburb.