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ZimRights Director remanded in custody
in Zimbabwe Coalition
January 15, 2013
and Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition Chairperson , Okay Machisa has
been remanded in custody by Magistrate Mahwe at Rotten Row Magistrates
Court in Harare today, January 15. He is set to appear before the
same court tomorrow, January 16, at 8:30am at which his defence
counsel will be allowed to apply bail.
Machisa is charged
with forgery and conspiracy to commit fraud or alternatively publishing
falsehoods that are prejudicial to the state under Section 137-190
Evidence and Procedures Act.
in the morning advised the State to put its house in order when
prosecutor one Reza failed to appear before the court at 1415hrs.
In desperate attempt to save Reza's face, another state prosecutor
who stood in for Reza requested the case to be postponed until 15:40
hrs. Prosecutor Reza only arrived in court at 1630 hrs only to apologise
and inform the court that he had been amending the request for remand
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