Sunday Mail editor Edmund Kudzayi has been beaten and subjected other forms of physical torture while in prison, NOW DAILY can exclusively reveal.
Officials confirmed that the torture took place inside Harare central prison where he is being detained on sabotage and terrorism charges.
Investigations by this newspaper showed that Kudzayi, accused of leaking sensitive government and Zanu PF party information under the code name Baba Jukwa, was brutalized and taunted on a daily basis while his relatives and friends said they were denied access to him.
Kudzayi, a Huddersfield University-trained software engineer turned hacker claims he is being victimised after he stumbled upon damaging e-mails from cabinet ministers and Zanu PF politburo members to the anonymous Facebook character Baba Jukwa.
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