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residents wallow in prison as judge frees 12
Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR)
July 01, 2011
residents who have been in remand prison since the start of last
month on murder
charges will remain locked up after a Judge vetoed their bail
High Court Judge
Justice Tendai Uchena on Friday 1 July 2011 threw out a bail application
filed by Glenview Ward 32 councillor Tungamirai Madzokere, human
rights activist Cynthia Manjoro, Rebecca Mafikeni, Phenias Nhatarikwa,
Lazarus Maengahama, Stanford Maengahama, Yvonne Musarurwa and Stanford
said the eight could flee if freed on bail.
The Judge agreed
to free 12 others facing the same charge, including former Glenview
councillor Last Maengahama, Gabriel Shumba, Stefani Takaidzwa, Linda
Musiyamhanje, Tafadzwa Billiat, Simon Mudimu, Dube Zwelibanze, Simon
Mapanzure, Edwin Muingiri, Augustine Tengenyika, Francis Vambai,
The 12 should
report three times a week to the police, continue residing at their
given addresses and surrender their travel documents as part of
stringent bail conditions.
ordered to pay $1 000 while the rest of the residents were asked
to deposit $300.
residents were arrested
recently and charged with contravening Section 47 of the Criminal
Law (Codification and Reform) Act Chapter 9:23 for allegedly
murdering Inspector Petros Mutedza at a bar in Glen View.
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