#ThisFlag activist and cleric, Evan Mawarire surprisingly jetted into Harare a few hours ago and was immediately arrested by State security agents.
Human rights lawyer and Mawarire’s legal counsel Harrison Nkomo confirmed his client was being held at the Harare International airport.
“Its true he arrived at the airport and was immediately arrested. I have not been able to see him though and I am still trying,” Nkomo said a few moments ago.
Police spokeswoman Charity Charamba said Mawarire was picked up on an outstanding arrest warrant.
“He skipped the country, but as you know, going to America was never going to wash away his crimes. We were waiting for him to return,” Charamba said.
She did not give details on any charges against Mawarire, who last year rallied Zimbabweans via social media to hold protests against President Robert Mugabe’s government.
South African Journalist, Simon Allison of the Daily Maverick, who was the first to break the story of Evan’s arrest, having interviewed him in South Africa, and in the USA via the telephone stated that the Pastor would be charged with subversion.
Advocate Fadzayi Mahere, a lawyer, was able to get access to Evan Mawarire, and posted the video below.