Mutodi to stand trial for insulting Mugabe

Harare businessman Energy Mutodi will stand trial on charges of causing disaffection among the Defence Forces and undermining authority of, or insulting the President of Zimbabwe on his Facebook page.

This comes after Harare magistrate Ms Josephine Sande dismissed his application for removal from remand on the basis that the facts contained in the charge did not disclose an offence. In dismissing his application, Magistrate Sande said that although Mutodi was exercising his freedom of expression it infringed on the right of others. Prosecutor Mr Sebastian Mutizirwa postponed the matter to September 29.

More: Herald

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