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charge MDC MP with theft
Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR)
April 01, 2011
on Friday 1 April 2011 charged Movement for Democratic Change (MDC)
Chipinge West Member of Parliament Hon. Sibonile Nyamudeza with
theft for allegedly stealing some pre-cast concrete pipes belonging
to the District Development Fund (DDF).
reported to Chipinge Rural Police Station on Friday morning in the
company of his lawyer Langton Mhungu of Mhungu, Matutu, Kwirira
and associates, who is a member of Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights,
where he was charged by the police for allegedly stealing some concrete
Goredema alleged that Hon. Nyamudeza stole the pre cast concrete
pipes some time between the beginning and the end of February. Goredema
accused the Chipinge West legislator of instructing "certain"
people to steal and ferry the concrete pipes which belong to the
DDF from Bangwe to Tanganda in Chipinge without the authority of
the government-run institution.
his client denies the charges.
granted $100 bail by Chipinge Magistrate Chrispen Ngweshiwa, who
ordered him to report once a week on Fridays to Chipinge Rural Police
also ordered the legislator to continue residing at his given address
and not to interfere with witnesses.
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