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12 Zanu-PF activists in court

by Staff reporter
21 Sep 2023 at 20:46hrs | Views
Twelve Zanu-PF activists who created a disturbance at their party's headquarters on Tuesday, demanding the removal of Harare Youth League chairman Emmanuel Mahachi, have been brought before the court on charges of public violence.

The accused individuals, namely Melisa Master (27), Ireen Makuvire (50), Ernest Thuola (35), Tinashe Nheya (27), Prince Chatendeuka (36), Tafara Rusere (30), Edson Chabvuta (30), Larson Masenda (43), Rosewiter Munhava (34), Wellington Mutsvangwa (32), Blessed Kadumba (28), and Portia Mhishi (35), have been remanded in custody pending a bail hearing. They made a brief appearance before Harare magistrate Apolonia Marutya.

According to the prosecution, the group visited the Zanu-PF headquarters on September 19 with the intention of having Mahachi removed from his position. The charge sheet states that "the accused persons unlawfully disrupted the peace, security, or public order by chanting Zanu-PF party slogans and shouting 'Mahachi must go' and 'Pasi neGwekwerere.'"

They were reported to be wearing black T-shirts bearing the inscription 'Mahachi must go.' Despite warnings from the police to cease their actions, they continued to engage in disruptive behavior as a group, disregarding the peace.

Source - zimlive
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