Zim journalist Hopewell Chin'ono denied bail again - report

He had initially been arrested in July on charges of inciting public violence ahead of planned anti-government protests but was freed in September on bail. He was rearrested for violating a ban by posting information on Twitter.

Hopewell Chin’ono. Picture: Hopewell Chin’ono/Fcabeook.com

JOHANNESBURG – Zimbabwean journalist Hopewell Chin'ono has been denied bail after he was arrested for allegedly breaching his bail conditions by tweeting about a gold smuggling scandal.

ZimLive is reporting that Chin'ono was denied bail by a magistrate in Harare on Thursday morning.

He had initially been arrested in July on charges of inciting public violence ahead of planned anti-government protests but was freed in September on bail.

He was rearrested for violating a ban by posting information on Twitter.

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