MDC vice chairperson and Harare East MP Tendai Biti’s two aides Clever Rambanepasi and Tawanda Chitekwe and his lawyer Nqobizitha Mlilo on Wednesday appeared before Karoi magistrate Sam Chitumwa.
The trio is facing two charges of violating the country’s immigration laws. They pleaded not guilty to both charges. They are being represented by the Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR). In a statement, (ZLHR) said:
In Karoi, @BitiTendai’s lawyer Nqobizitha Mlilo&the Harare East MP’s aides Clever Rambanepasi&Tawanda Chitekwe represented by @ZLHRLawyers on Wednesday pleaded not guilty 2 charges of violating Zim’s immigration laws when their trial commenced before Karoi Magistrate Sam Chitumwa.
Meanwhile, ZLHR has revealed that High Court has ordered Chitungwiza Hospital authorities to allow an independent pathologist to carry out a post-mortem on the body of Witness Mashereni, who died on 20 March after being released from prison and after being assaulted by ZRP upon arrest.