Zimbabwe: Opposition's Sikhala Appears in Court, Remanded in Custody


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Opposition politician Job Sikhala (file photo).

Masvingo — MDC Alliance vice chairman Job Sikhala has appeared before a Bikita Magistrates Court facing subversion charges after he allegedly said his party was going to overthrow the Government before 2023.

Sikhala, who will be also the Zengeza West National Assembly representative was remanded in custody to July 24 when he appeared before Ms

Marewanazvo Gofa, for initial remand, in which morning. Through his lawyer Mr Alec Muchadehama, Sikhala had made an application to be released coming from custody arguing in which police detained him beyond the stipulated legal limit.

However, Ms Gofa threw out the application for lacking merit. in which was after the state led by Messers Takunda Chikwati,Elson Chavarika as well as Chiedza Muhwandavaka had opposed the application saying the idea was false in which Sikhala had been over-detained. Sikhala will at in which point approach the High Court for bail.

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Zimbabwe: Opposition's Sikhala Appears in Court, Remanded in Custody

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