UPDATED: Chipanga granted bail, to spend another night in jail


Former Zanu-PF national youth secretary Kudzanai Chipanga was granted $500 bail when he appeared before High Court judge Justice Edith Mushore. He has been ordered to reside at 826 Jarcana Close in Greystone Park, report twice a week between 6am-12 noon & 3pm- 6pm everyday. He was also ordered not to interfere with state witnesses.

Chipanga will however spend another night in remand prison and will only be released will tomorrow. Court officials have said that they are preparing an order which they will then send for typing.

Chipanga was represented by Professor Lovemore Madhuku. He is facing charges of publishing or communicating false statements prejudicial to the State or alternatively causing disaffection among the police force or defence forces.

The charges arise from a statement which Chipanga read out on 14 November 2017 in which he allegedly denigrated the Zimbabwe Defence Forces and its Commander General Constantino Chiwenga. Chipanga apologised for making the statement and said that he was not the author of the statement he read. He said that the statement was handed to him by one Rodney Dangarembizi.

Kudzanai ChipangaZANU-PFRodney Dangarembizi

Kudzanayi Chipanga (Kudzai for short) is a politician and former member of the Zanu-PF party. He was the Secretary of Youth Affairs in the party, making him the former head of the party's Youth League. Chipanga was appointed by Robert Mugabe on 3 September 2016.Chipanga... Read More About Kudzanai Chipanga

Zimbabwe African National Union - Patriotic Front (ZANU PF) is a liberation war movement/party that has been ruling Zimbabwe since the country attained its independence in 1980. The party's main agenda was to liberate the country from the bondage of settler regime led by Ian... Read More About ZANU-PF

Rodney Dangarembzi is a Zimbabwean national who was implicated as the author of the press statement issued against the Zimbabwe Defence forces. Dangarembizi was fingered as the author of the press statement that challenged the Zimbabwe Defence Forces by the Zanu-PF Youth League leader ,Kudzai... Read More About Rodney Dangarembizi

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  1. Bwedebwese Reply

    Prison lice, bed-bugs and mosquitoes will lose weight as they no longer have access to nutritious blood from the well fed young man.

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