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Senior Zimbabwe opposition figure Biti arrested at border: lawyer

Biti allegedly faces charges for inciting violence over the disputed result of last week's elections.


PTI 08 Aug 2018, 08:38 AM Zimbabwe

Senior Zimbabwean opposition figure Tendai Biti was arrested as he tried to flee to neighboring Zambia to seek asylum, his lawyer said today.

Biti allegedly faces charges for inciting violence over the disputed result of last week's elections.

"He was arrested at the Zambian border," Biti's lawyer Nqobizitha Mlilo told AFP, adding by text message that he was trying to seek asylum.

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