Johanne Masowe eChishanhu sect leader, Madzibaba Ishmael Chokurongerwa, whose followers attacked police officers, journalists and officials last year in Budiriro has been arrested. Madzibaba Ishmael has been hiding for nearly seven months in Murehwa at his colleagues’ shrines and his relatives’ houses in various areas.
Chief police spokesperson Senior Assistant Commissioner Charity Charamba today confirmed the arrest.
“The ZRP would like to confirm the arrest of Ishmael Chokurongerwa (43), alias Madzibaba Ishmael in Murehwa on 2 January 2015.Chokurongerwa, a wanted person, was on the run from 29th May 2014 to 01 January 2015.
“He is facing Public Violence and Children’s Protection Act charges in connection with events which occurred at the Johanne Masowe eChishanu Budiriro shrine where Police Officers and a ZBC photographer were assaulted and injured,” she said.
Details to follow . . .