Zimbabwe: Biti, Kore Disorderly Conduct Trial Pushed to Winter

Citizens Coalition For Change (CCC) co-vice presidents, Tendai Biti and Lynette Karenyi-Kore trial for public dysfunction has been moved to May.

They had been arrested in 2020 at Harvest House (now Morgan Richard Tsvangirai House) headquarters, moments earlier than an abortive press convention they meant to deal with.

The matter was postponed by Harare Justice of the Peace Stanford Mambanje with consent from each events.

Allegations towards the 2 VPs and occasion officers, Gladys Hlatshwayo and Lovemore Chinoputsa, in addition to Manicaland provincial chair David Chimhini come up after they tried to entry the premises to deal with a press convention after the takeover by MDC T chief Douglas Mwonzora.

The occasion youth had additionally tried to get into Harvest House hours after a midnight “takeover” by the previous MDC-T chief Thokozani with assistance from the military and police.

Biti and his crew arrived saying they needed to entry their places of work as they had been the rightful homeowners of the occasion headquarters, however the cops on the bottom refused to attend to them, directing them to their superiors on the Harare Central police station.

After makes an attempt to entry Harvest House had been thwarted, the MDC Alliance officers began singing and an order was made for them to be arrested.

Biti is being represented by his lawyer Alec Muchadehama.


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