In a post on twitter this evening , Hopewell Chin’ono said he has been taken to Harare Central Police Station for questioning inconnection with his social media post on the minor smashed with button by a police officer.
The video that went viral showing a police officer being accused by members of the public that he had killed a minor with a button.
Hopewell Chin’ono @Daddyhope”They say they are charging me with communicating falsehoods for tweeting that a child had been beaten up and dead by a police officer!! They a are taking me to the Law and Order section at Harare Central Police Se Station.”
Meanwhile the American Embassy has communicated that Hopewell has been rearrested at his home.
The Embassy Tweeted “”We have learnt @policeZimbabwe officials re-arrested Hopewell Chin’ono at his home this afternoon and are concerned for his warfare. #Protect Journalists #daddyhopehild’ beaten by a police officer.
The incident which speculated on social media turned out that the minor together were still alive after ZRP and Home Affairs Minister issued a statement.