Breaking: Tomana found guilty over Kereke rape case

The Prosecutor General, Johannes Tomana was today found guilty of contempt of court following his dogged refusal to issue certificates of private prosecution to Telecel Zimbabwe and a Harare man Francis Maramwidze.

The Prosecutor General, Johannes Tomana

The Prosecutor General, Johannes Tomana

The full bench of the constitutional court headed by Chief Justice Godfrey Chidyausiku, sentenced him to 30 days imprisonment.

The court, however, suspended the jail term on condition that he issues the private prosecution certificates to the two parties within 10 days. The Concourt also warned him that risks being barred from practicing as a lawyer in Zimbabwe.

The PG has refused to give Telecel Zimbabwe a certificate of private prosecution in a matter involving a ZANU (pf) activist and businesswoman, Jane Mutasa who is accused of fraud.

He has also refused to grant Maramwidze a license to prosecute privately Zanu( pf) member of parliament, Munyaradzi Kereke who is accused of raping a minor.

MDC-T youths defy police, stage protests
Zim white farmers start anew in Chimoio

Post published in: Featured

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *