Former MDC-T councillor arrested for calling Mugabe old walks free

Former MDC-T councillor Themba Nyoni (49) who was arrested and charged with insulting and undermining President Robert Mugabe’s authority after a misunderstanding with Rural Development, Promotion and Preservation of National Culture and Heritage minister Abednico Ncube walked free after prosecutor, Blessing Gundani refused to prosecute the matter.

Moyo’s statement that Mugabe was old, caused Ncube to order former councillor’s arrest. Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights member, Lizwe Jamela confirmed that prosecutor, Blessing Gundani had refused to prosecute the matter saying it was not clear how the alleged remarks constituted an offence and advised that the matter will proceed by way of summons.

More: NewsDay

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