High court orders police to advertise appeal for Jestina Mukoko
By Violet Gonda
9 December 2008
The High Court has finally made a ruling ordering the police to advertise an appeal for the missing civic leader and veteran broadcaster Jestina Mukoko.
On Tuesday, after lawyers struggled for days to get a judge to hear the case of the missing Director of the Zimbabwe Peace Project, Judge Anne Govora ordered the police to advertise an alert in all the state media and to institute a thorough investigation into her whereabouts.
Mukoko’s lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa told SW Radio Africa the police were also ordered to report to the court at 10am everyday to provide an update of their investigations.
The prominent civic leader was abducted from her home in the early hours of the morning last Wednesday, by a group of armed men who identified themselves as coming from the police Law and Order Section.