Obert Gutu Tells Chamisa To Appeal High Court Ruling

MDC-T vice president, Obert Gutu, has hit out at what he calls yellow journalism after a UK-based publication repeatedly referred to him as “controversial MDC-T vice president”. Said Gutu:

Yellow journalism has gone awry! One thoroughly discredited and bogus online publication based in the UK continuously refers to me as ”Controversial MDC-T Vice President”. I’m anything but controversial. I simply speak the truth to power. And yellow ”journalists” are rattled.

Gutu has also invited the Chamisa-led MDC to launch an appeal against a High Court ruling that has been considered more political than legal by commentators.

The High Court on Wednesday ruled that Chamisa was a supplanter and an illegitimate president who he took office through unorthodox means. Gutu had this to say:

It’s complete folly to scandalise and lambast the Zimbabwean judiciary. It’s a puerile, frivolous, vexatious and lame excuse for failing to do the professional thing that any decent lawyer worth his/her salt would do: ie note an appeal against the judgment that you aren’t happy about.

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Obert Chaurura Gutu is a Zimbabwean lawyer, politician and a former member of MDC-T where he was the party's spokesperson. Gutu had resigned from the party after leadership disputes following the death of its leader Morgan Tsvangirai., however, he was dismissed in March 2018 along... Read More About Obert Gutu

The High Court of Zimbabwe is one of the Superior Courts of Zimbabwe. The High Court deals at first instance with all high value and high importance cases. It also has a supervisory jurisdiction over all subordinate courts and tribunals. Appeals from the High Court... Read More About High Court

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