I am overwhelmed, I don’t want to say Mr. or PM what happened in Egypt is sending shockwaves to dictators around the world. No weapon but unity of purpose worth emulating, hey.The post was referring to the revolt in Egypt which succeeded in toppling dictator Muhammad Hosni Sayyid Mubarak on February 11, 2011 after 18 days of protests. Discussing uprisings against dictators in North Africa is now apparently considered a crime in Zimbabwe.
Police arrested Mavhudzi on February 24, 2011 after receiving an anonymous call that claimed he had sent a “security threat” via his mobile phone. Authorities then went through his phone and discovered the “offending” message in his sent folder.
Prosecutor Jeremiah Mutsindikwa accused Mavhudzi of “advocating or attempting to take-over government by unconstitutional means.” Mavhudzi briefly appeared before a city magistrate on March 3, 2011 and was remanded in custody until at least March 9, 2011 after the state opposed bail.