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31 Aug, 2020 | Posted By: staff reporter
Hopewell Chin’ono Falls Sicks In Prison Calls For Doctor

Jailed prominent journalist Hopewell Chin’ono is reportedly unwell and has sent a distress call to his former lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa in a bid to get his doctor urgently.

Chin’ono is said to have sent the message through MDC Alliance national deputy chairperson Job Sikhala who asked his lawyer Harrison Nkomo to immediately call Beatrice to advise her of the situation.
Chin’ono has been since the 20th of July been in prison following his arrest for inciting public violence after he allegedly urged the citizenry to participate in the foiled 31 July anti-government protests.

His lawyers say he has since then been surviving on biscuits and water after prison authorities barred them from getting warm food from outside.
He has been cautious not to eat from prepared in prison as he is afraid of being poisoned.
Meanwhile, Beatrice Mtetwa has dispatched a doctor to Chikurubi Maximum Prison after reports that Chin’ono is unwell.

Unconfirmed reports say incarcerated journalist Hopewell Chin’ono is seriously ill at Chikurubi Maximum Prison.

Chin’ono reportedly send a message to his lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa through Zengeza West legislator Job Sikhala who is currently at the Harare Magistrates Court for continuation of his bail application.

Chin’ono has exceeded 40 days in prison since his arrest on the 20th of July on charges of inciting public violence.
He has had three freedom bids thrown away while he is currently waiting for a ruling from the High Court where he made his fourth bail application.
Reports from Chikurubi Maximum Prison say Hopewell Chin'ono is seriously ill. He has sent a message through Job Sikhala asking his lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa to have his doctor urgently.

Jailed prominent journalist Hopewell Chin’ono is reportedly unwell and has sent a distress call to his former lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa in a bid to get his doctor urgently.

Chin’ono is said to have sent the message through MDC Alliance national deputy chairperson Job Sikhala who asked his lawyer Harrison Nkomo to immediately call Beatrice to advise her of the situation.
Chin’ono has been since the 20th of July been in prison following his arrest for inciting public violence after he allegedly urged the citizenry to participate in the foiled 31 July anti-government protests.

His lawyers say he has since then been surviving on biscuits and water after prison authorities barred them from getting warm food from outside.
He has been cautious not to eat from prepared in prison as he is afraid of being poisoned.
Meanwhile, Beatrice Mtetwa has dispatched a doctor to Chikurubi Maximum Prison after reports that Chin’ono is unwell.

Unconfirmed reports say incarcerated journalist Hopewell Chin’ono is seriously ill at Chikurubi Maximum Prison.

Chin’ono reportedly send a message to his lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa through Zengeza West legislator Job Sikhala who is currently at the Harare Magistrates Court for continuation of his bail application.

Chin’ono has exceeded 40 days in prison since his arrest on the 20th of July on charges of inciting public violence.
He has had three freedom bids thrown away while he is currently waiting for a ruling from the High Court where he made his fourth bail application.
Reports from Chikurubi Maximum Prison say Hopewell Chin'ono is seriously ill. He has sent a message through Job Sikhala asking his lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa to have his doctor urgently.


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