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Remembering Roy Bennett in PICTURES

Prominent former MDC Treasurer-General Roy Bennett and his wife Heather were killed in a helicopter crash in the mountainous area of the US state of New Mexico on Wednesday.

FILE - This Oct. 16, 2009 file photo shows Senior Zimbabwean MDC opposition official Roy Bennett, left, and his wife Heather, relax at a friends home in Mutare about 200 km east of Harare, following his release from prison. A fiery helicopter crash killed Bennett and his wife, while on holiday in a remote part of the U.S. state of New Mexico and four others aboard, friends and authorities said. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi,File)
FILE – This Oct. 16, 2009 file photo shows Senior Zimbabwean MDC opposition official Roy Bennett, left, and his wife Heather, relax at a friends home in Mutare about 200 km east of Harare, following his release from prison. A fiery helicopter crash killed Bennett and his wife, while on holiday in a remote part of the U.S. state of New Mexico and four others aboard, friends and authorities said. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi,File)

Nehanda Radio looks back at the life of the former white farmer who became a stalwart of the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) and was affectionately called Pachedu.

Roy Bennett in the UK with Nelson Chamisa and Theresa Makoni
Roy Bennett in the UK with Nelson Chamisa and Theresa Makoni
Roy Bennett
Roy Bennett appearing at the High Court in Harare
Roy Bennett appearing at the High Court in Harare
Roy Bennett appearing at the High Court in Harare
Roy Bennett appearing at the High Court in Harare
MDC-T Treasurer General Roy Bennett (standing), Nelson Chamisa, Theresa Makone and Tonderai Samanyanga (MDC-UK Chair) at a meeting in Birmingham, UK.
Huge local support for Roy Bennett when he was imprisoned
Roy Bennett with Morgan Tsvangirai in November 2009
Roy Bennett appearing at the High Court in Harare
Roy Bennett appearing at the High Court in Harare
Roy Bennett appearing at the High Court in Harare
Roy Bennett appearing at the High Court in Harare
Roy Bennett appearing at the High Court in Harare
Roy Bennett appearing at the High Court in Harare