Dar es Salaam. Chadema Secretary General Vincent Mashinji, and other party leaders who were arrested in Ruvuma on Saturday (July 15) have been released.
Chadema’s top leaders were arrested for allegedly organizing an unlawful assembly.
Chadema's Head of Information and Communications Tumaini Makene said in a press statement released on Monday that, this follows the party’s demand for their release that was issued on Sunday.
The team was ordered to spend 48 hours in custody by police authorities, with Makene claiming these were orders from high authorities of whom he did not name.