By creator to www.newzimbabwe.com
By Bulawayo Correspondent
BED-RIDDEN Tawanda Muchehiwa has been transferred from a neighborhood personal hospital to Mpilo central hospital for dialysis therapy.
The nephew to ZimLive Editor, Mduduzi Mathuthu, was severely assaulted by suspected state safety brokers following his abduction Thursday final week in Bulawayo metropolis centre.
Following the ordeal, Muchehiwa went lacking, prompting media rights group, Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) to strategy the Excessive Court docket to problem his continued detention by state brokers.
On Saturday, Bulawayo Excessive Court docket Choose, Martin Makonese ordered police to convey Muchehiwa earlier than a Justice of the Peace court docket earlier than 72 hours upon being served with the order.
The Choose additionally declared Muchehiwa’s detention unlawful.
In compliance with Justice Makonese’s order, police Tuesday offered a badly brutalised Muchehiwa earlier than Justice of the Peace, Shepard Munjanja.
The court docket was pressured to sit down on the Tredgold magistrates court docket driveway entrance as Muchehiwa couldn’t stroll or discuss.
Journalists and Muchehiwa’s kin weren’t allowed to attend the makeshift court docket proceedings.
Muchehiwa’s lawyer, Sithole mentioned Muchehiwa’s situation deteriorated Wednesday and was rushed to Mpilo hospital for dialysis.
“The assault affected his kidneys. He was rushed to Mpilo central hospital for dialysis,” confirmed the lawyer.
Mathuthu‘s dwelling was ransacked by police on the identical night Muchehiwa was arrested.
The journalist’s different nephew, Introduction appeared in court docket Friday and was granted free bail by Justice of the Peace.
He’s dealing with costs of inciting violence towards authorities forward of foiled July 31 nationwide protests organised by Zimbabwe’s opposition and civic teams.
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