Simba Chikore back in court

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By Panashe Machakaire The trial of former President Robert Mugabe’s son-in-law Simba Chikore, who is accused of kidnapping his employee at Zimbabwe Airways offices, opened yesterday at the Harare Magistrate’s Court, with the complainant, Mrs Bertha Zakeyo, narrating how she was unlawfully detained. Simba Chikore (centre) and wife Bona Mugabe (right) In her evidence in chief before magistrate Mrs Victoria Mashamba, Mrs Zakeyo claimed that Chikore gave a directive to security guard Simbarashe Mutimbe to bar her from leaving Zimbabwe Airways offices until she handed over her phone. “The security…

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Chikore’s trial in false start

Chikore’s trial in false start 2

On Dec 15, 2018 9,897 0 By Anesu Madiye The trial of former president Robert Mugabe’s son-in-law, Simba Chikore, on charges of unlawfully detaining an employee, which was supposed to commence yesterday, has been postponed to January 24. File picture of Simba Chikore at court in the company of his wife Bona Chikore-Mugabe, his lawyer Jonathan Samkange and police detectives. The State stated that they needed more time to prepare their case and that they will be ready on the said date.Chikore, who is being jointly charged with Simbarashe Mutimbe,…

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Chikore, Mutimbe to be jointly charged

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By Shamiso Dzingire Former president Robert Mugabe’s son-in law Simba Chikore will be tried together with his co-accused Simbarashe Mutimbe after the State successfully applied that their dockets be married. Former President Robert Mugabe’s son-in-law Simba Chikowore (left) and his wife Bona at the Harare Magistrates’ Courts (Picture by NewsDay) Chikore and Mutimbe allegedly unlawfully detained Zimbabwe Airways employee Bertha Zakeyo for four hours when they denied her exit from her workplace. The State, represented by Linda Gadzikwa, applied that the two be jointly charged because they connived to commit…

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