Fresh bail application for 29 MDC members

The fresh bail application for the 29 MDC members who are facing forged murder and public violence charges will resume at the High Court tomorrow, Thursday. All the 29 members are remand prison after they were indicted for trial on 01 March.

However, the trial failed to kick off on Monday after the defence lawyers said they needed more time to go complete and the accused defence outline papers. The papers have to be filed first before the start of the trial.

The bail hearing will be heard before Justice Chinembiri Bhunu at 10AM. Some of the accused have been in remand prison for nearly 10 months now after the courts denied them bail several times claiming they were a flight risk.

Those in remand prison awaiting trial are for the false murder and public violence charges are; Solomon Madzore, the MDC Youth Assembly chairperson, Last Maengahama, a National Executive Committee member, Councillor Oddrey Sydney Chirombe of Ward 33, Budiriro, Councillor, Tungamirai Madzokere of Ward 32, Glen View, Cynthia Manjoro, Lloyd Chitanda, Stanford Mangwiro and Tendai Chinyama.

The others are; Jefias Moyo, Abina Rutsito, Gabriel Shumba, Stephen

Takaedzwa, Linda Madyamhanje, Tafadzwa Billiard, Simon Mudimu, Dube Zwelibanzi, Simon Mapanzure, Augustine Tengenyika and Gapara Nyamadzawo, Paul Rukanda, Lazarus and Stanford Maengahama, Kerina Dewa and Memory Ncube, Rebecca Mafukeni, Yvonne Musarurwa, Phineas Nhatarikwa Standford Mangwiro.

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