The wife of jailed Zengeza West MP Job Sikhala (CCC), Ellen, appeared in court on Thursday facing traffic offence charges and was granted free bail.
Ellen was arrested on Tuesday on her way to see her husband who has been incarcerated at Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison for over 100 days.
She was accused of driving against oncoming traffic.
Ellen, who was represented by Paidamoyo Saurombe from the Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR), was remanded to 19 October for trial.
It is the State’s case that Ellen who is a holder of class 2, 4 and 5 was driving a Nissan Navara vehicle along Seke Road on 20 September.
Ellen allegedly drove her vehicle against oncoming traffic, leading to her arrest. | NewsDay