Former Finance Minister Ignatius Chombo appeared in court yesterday together with former Zanu-PF youth leaders Kudzanai Chipanga and Innocent Hamandishe for wearing party regalia emblazoned with President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s initials.
The trio, who are facing criminal nuisance charges, appeared before Harare magistrate Ms Rumbidzai Mugwagwa who remanded them to February 8. Matthew Mleya, who is also facing the same charges, was remanded to the same date.
The State alleges that between December 8 and 13 last year, the quartet connived to pose in Zanu-PF regalia yet they are expelled members of the party. It is alleged that they took photographs of themselves wearing headgear (caps) inscribed “ED” and “Kutonga Kwaro” and an embroidered Zanu-PF flag.
Dr. Ignatius Chombo is a Zimbabwean politician and a former member of the ruling Zanu-PF party. He is also the former Minister of Finance and Economic Development. On 14 November 2017, after the military took over control of the country, Chombo was reportedly arrested by... Read More About Ignatius Chombo
Kudzanayi Chipanga (Kudzai for short) is a politician and former member of the Zanu-PF party. ZANU-PF turned down Chipanga's quest to be readmitted into the party after he was expelled from the party in 2017. Read More About Kudzanai Chipanga
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