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4 more MDC activists granted bail
for Democratic Change (MDC)
July 08, 2011
Four more MDC members including Councillor Oddrey Sydney Chirombe
were today granted bail at the High Court.
They are part
of the 24 MDC members who were arrested
on false charges of murdering
a police officer in Glen View in May. The police officer was
murdered by unknown revellers at a nightclub.
granted bail today are: Jefias Moyo, Abina Rutsito and Tendai Chinyama.
Councillor Chirombe, Rutsito and Moyo were granted a US$100 bail
each while Chinyama was given a US$300 bail by Justice Felistus
Moyo and Rutsito
are MDC employees.
12 other MDC members including Last Maengahama, a member of the
MDC National Executive Council were granted bail.
more MDC members still in remand prison. They are: Councillor Tungamirai
Madzokere of Ward 32 Glen View, Rebecca Mafukeni, Yvonne Musarurwa,
Cynthia Manjoro, Edson Maengahama, Lazarus Maengahama, Lloyd Chitanda,
Stenford Mangwiro and Phineas Nhatarikwa.
Mukombwe, the MDC Bindura district treasurer was remanded in custody
after the State invoked the draconian invoked the notorious Section
121 of the Criminal
Evidence and Procedure Act (CPEA).
is facing charges of undermining police authority appeared at the
Bindura Magistrate's court on Wednesday and was granted a
US$20 bail. However, the State invoked
Section 121 of the CPEA, which suspends the bail order for seven
days pending the filing of an appeal by the State at the High Court..
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