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INFORMATION Minister Jonathan Moyo has confirmed meeting police investigating the Baba Jukwa saga in Harare on Thursday.

Detectives reportedly visited the minister at his Munhumutapa Building offices in the capital on Wednesday and summoned him to appear before the CID Law and Order section to explain what he knew about the case.

In an interview with the Herald, Moyo confirmed meeting the cops with his lawyer, Terrence Hussein, of Hussein and Ranchod Legal Practitioners.

“Yes, I can confirm that the ZRP officers who are investigating the so-called Baba Jukwa saga asked me to help them in their investigations and I was happy to oblige,” said the minister.

“I am, however, not at liberty to give any details about the clarifications I made.

“Indeed, I consider my submission to the police to be privileged information such that it is entirely up to the investigating and prosecuting authorities to decide what to do with my averments.

“If there is any lesson from this, it is that nobody is above or outside the law and that all of us must always and everywhere submit ourselves, and by that I mean our actions, to the rule of law in accordance with our Constitution.”

Hussein said the detectives wanted clarifications on “one or two issues”.

“Yes, I accompanied him to the PGHQ and they wanted clarification on some issues,” he said.

“We were happy to provide the information. It was an informal meeting to clarify one or two issues. I cannot disclose the information because it has to do with investigations police are carrying out.

“Police requested such information and all I can say is that there was goodwill from both parties.”

Police have since arrested Sunday Mail editor, Edmund Kudzayi and his brother Philip along with a University of Zimbabwe economics student over the Jukwa saga.

All three, currently out of custody on bail, deny charges of attempting to subvert a constitutionally-elected government and undermining the President’s authority.

A dozen other individuals living outside the country have also been added to the police wanted list.

Source : New Zimbabwe

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