MDC T members granted bail

The MDC-T three members belonging to party President Morgan Tsvangirai who were arrested for theft last Monday appeared in court today and were granted $150 bail each.

Former Mutasa South Member of Parliament and Mutare Mayor Misheck Kagurabadza and two other youths, Knowledge Nyamhoka and Allen Mukodzani were arrested on Monday night.

Two others Lloyd Mahute and Huggins Kashiri are reportedly on the run. Kagurabadza, Nyamhoka and Moyo appeared in court before Magistrate Sekai Chiwundura this afternoon facing theft charges and were remanded to 14 May out of custody on $150 bail.

Brian James is the complainant in this case representing the MDC-T and is believed to be aligned to Biti’s camp.

In a state case led by Tinashe Katsiru it is alleged that on 28th April at about 1800hrs at the MDC-T offices at 26B Carrington Drive, Darlington, the three, Kagurabadza, Nyamhoka and Mukodzani acting on connivance broke into the party offices by breaking the locker secured by a locked key with an iron hoe to gain entry into the office.

The state said while the three were inside they stole a Dell Computer Monitor, one Dell computer Central Processing Unit (CPU), one Techcom Computer CPU, one Omega fan, one photocopier, to computer keyboards and various accessories and packed the items in Kagurabadza’s vehicle a Mazda T50 twincab.

The accused persons got onformation that police were looking for them and they handed themselves to the Mutare Central Police station leading to their arrest.

Police recovered the item valued at $2000.

The three were represented by Chris Ndlovu of Gonese and Ndlovu Associates.

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