- October 27, 2020
- Posted in LOCAL
The Zimbabwe Miners Federation (ZMF) has released a statement following the arrest of its President Ms Henrietta Rushwaya.
Rushwaya was arrested yesterday at the Robert Mugabe International Airport for possession of gold destined for the UAE.
The ZMF press release signed by the Chief Executive Officer Mr Wellington Takavarasha reads as follows:-
“The ZMF has learnt of the arrest of its President Ms Henrietta Rushwaya and is following the case closely. As an organization we are aware that every accused person is presumed innocent until proven guilty. We have had the privilege to hear Ms Rushwaya’s side of the story and believe in her innocence. We anticipate that Ms Rushwaya will be taken to court tomorrow for possible initial appearance as part of due process. In the interim we remain committed towards executing our mandate and vision as an organization”