Mayor behind MDC-T Byo violence granted bail

    MDC-T Bulawayo provincial chairman, Gift Banda was yesterday granted $200 bail, while his 11 alleged accomplices in the public violence that erupted at the party offices on Sunday, were granted $50 bail each when they appeared before the magistrate, Franklin Mkhwananzi. Banda, who is Bulawayo deputy mayor, and his accomplices, are being charged with contravening section 36 of the Criminal Law (Codification and Reform) Act Cap 9.23 (public violence), a charge they have denied. As part of their bail conditions, the 12 MDC-T activists were ordered to report…

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