Mozambique police release opposition leader: local media

January 7, 2015 9:49 AM

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MAPUTO (Reuters) - Mozambique police have released an opposition spokesman they had arrested for allegedly leading an illegal demonstration and inciting violence, local media cited his lawyer as saying on Wednesday.

Antonio Muchanga, spokesman for Mozambique's main opposition Renamo party, was arrested on Tuesday after leading protests against the result of last October's election that the ruling Frelimo party and its candidate Filipe Nyusi won.

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