Zimbabwe Police Loses Bid to Stop ‘Abducted’ Doctor from Leaving Country

Dr Peter Magombeyi

Harare: A Zimbabwe High Court Judge Justice Happias Zhou has ordered police to allow Zimbabwe Hospital Doctors Association (ZHDA) President Peter Magombeyi to travel to South Africa to seek urgent specialist medical treatment after he had been prevented to do so on Monday.

In court, Magombeyi’s lawyers argued that preliminary medical assessments done on him revealed possible physical harm and psychological trauma following his alleged abduction by masked men.

The Judge said it is imperative that the ZHDA leader receives the best possible health care to enable him to fully recover.

Source: Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights