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Another night in custody for Job Sikhala

MDC Alliance Vice-Chairperson and Chitungwiza Legislator,  Job Sikhala will spent another night in custody.

He has been remanded in custody and is  facing charges of publishing falsehoods.

Sikhala appeared before Harare magistrate Ngoni Nduna and his lawyer, Jeremiah Bamu challenged his placement on remand arguing his arrest was unlawful.

Bamu argued that Sikhala  was being persecuted for representing journalist Hopewell Chin’ono.

Hopewell Chin’ono a journalist was arrested last Friday also facing charges of peddling falsehoods that an infant had been killed by a police officer last Tuesday. He is in remand prison since Saturday.

Tendai Guvamombe