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Hopewell Chin’ono denied bail by Justice Chitapi – #ZimbabweanLivesMatter

Investigative journalist Hopewell Chin’ono has been denied bail by Justice Tawanda Chitapi of the High Court in Harare. Chin’ono a key player in exposing the alleged role of the First Family in the USD$60m CovidGate tender scandal has been in remand prison for over two weeks now.

Hopewell Chin’ono and opposition politician Jacob Ngarivhume were arrested on Monday on allegations of promoting planned protests against corruption in government on July 31, which police say will turn violent.
Hopewell Chin’ono and opposition politician Jacob Ngarivhume were arrested on allegations of promoting planned protests against corruption in government on July 31, which police said will turn violent.

Chin’ono’s lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa on Monday said the High Court judge Chitapi claimed he needed to write a full judgment and he could only be ready by Thursday. Today we understand Chitapi asked another judge, Justice Chinamhora to read his judgment.

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