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Evan Mawarire likely to be released on Tuesday

by Mandla Ndlovu
25 Jan 2019 at 13:00hrs | Views
The lawyer representing #ThisFlag Leader Pastor Evan Mawarire has announced that the State has consented to the granting of bail to his client.

Said the lawyer, "The state was alleging that the Mawarire will either abscond, commit more crime or temper with the evidence. After our argument we agreed to a $1 000 bail condition. The only variance was that they want him to report three times a week on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The judge has reserved judgement till Tuesday next week."

Mawarire is charge under s22 of the Criminal Law Act is accused of plotting to subvert a constitutionally elected Government. If found guilty he can be sentenced up to 20 years without the option of a fine.

Watch is lawyer speaking below:

Meanwhile in Harare, 13 Hatcliffe residents are currently detained for  allegedly participating in shutdown protests and are being represented by Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights . They  will know of their freedom fate Monday, after the High Court postponed bail hearing as the State had not filed its response to their bail application.

Source - Byo24News