Three Domboshava youths have been slapped with four-year jail terms each following the violent demonstrations that rocked the country last month
The trio, Kinos Muchadumbwe (21), Artwell
The State led by Caroline Mutimusakwa implored the court to give the trio a stiffer penalty as a way of setting an example for whoever might consider engaging in public violence which restricts the movement of general citizens who choose not to take part in
Yield of Love Trust (YOLT) founder and projects director Stanford Gezi blasted the arrests stating that the accused were engaged in a peaceful demonstration and exercising their democratic rights.
“These arrests are politically motivated , it is clear that these youths were simply exercising their democratic rights and these arbitrary arrests must stop,” said Gezi.
Gezi is outspoken in issues to deal with inmates and he has always been at loggerheads with authorities and had to at one time flee the country to Zambia.
On January 16, at around 1100 hours, the trio together with others who were demonstrating