375 January protesters convicted

Bulawayo had the highest number of convicts with 225 while Harare was second with 69.From the statistics, 200 people were fined $20 each for various misconduct and 65 people were sent to jail for 2 years.

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The Prosecutor who consented to the release of Ignatius Chombo’s passport, Tapiwa Kasema is now under fire as he is now being accused of criminal abuse of office as a public officer. 
The Prosecutor who consented to the release of Ignatius Chombo’s passport, Tapiwa Kasema is now under fire as he is now being accused of criminal abuse of office as a public officer. 
375 people have been convicted after they were found guilty of various offances.
The time that they will spend in jail ranges from three months to seven years.
12 people have had their sentences suspended while 200 paid fines.
Bulawayo had the highest number of convicts with 225 while Harare was second with 69.
From the statistics, 200 people were fined $20 each for various misconduct and 65 people were sent to jail for 2 years.
In January more than 1000 people  were arrested  by the police  after they led street  protests, looting and barricading roads demanding that governments acts on the state of the economy.
Presidnet Emmerson Mnangagwa reacted  by deploying armed soldiers who turn opened fire at the people killing 17 and injuring more than 80.
Other women were allegedly  raped by the police although human rights groups said most of them did not report the cases.
Masvingo is the only province which recorded zero arrest  as no one was arrested  for participating in the protests.
Eight people were sentenced to seven years in jail across the country and Mashonaland  East had five of those  followed  by Harare which had two and then Midlands  with one.
From the statistics, 12 were spared from jail by the courts that issues suspended sentences.
At the height of the protests, law enforcement agencts conducted  raids at MDC houses rounding up people from safe houses and some from hospitals