Timveos Further Remanded Violating Electoral Act

Midlands Senator Lillian Timveos (MDC Alliance) was on Thursday further remanded to March 16 by a Zvishavane magistrate in a case where she is accused of threatening to destroy Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC)’s offices.

Timveos appeared before Magistrate Evra Matura facing two counts of violating the Electoral Act.

According to State prosecutor Fiona Mukwena, Timveos reportedly had a confrontation with ZEC officials at their Zvishavane office on July 15, 2018.

Timevous allegedly obstructed ZEC Zvishavane district elections officer Regressa Dube from distributing ballot papers to voters who had applied for postal voting on the day.

She is also accused of disrupting operations at ZEC’s Zvishavane offices, even threatening to use violence to destroy the premises.

If convicted, she faces five years in prison or a $30 000

Timveos denies the charges.

More: NewsDay

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