President Mnangagwa distances himself from police action

Emmerson Mnangagwa President-designate of Zimbabwe has distanced himself from the riot police action that attempted to disrupt a press conference to be held in Harare this afternoon by MDC president Nelson Chamisa. On his twitter feed, Mnangagwa said:
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“The scenes today at the Bronte Hotel have no place in our society and we are urgently investigating the matter to understand exactly what happened. Over the past nine months we have protected freedom of speech, of assembly and the right to criticise the government.”

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