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Journalist Moyo denied bail

Jeffery Moyo, journalist, arrested, accreditation, Zimbabwe
1 Jun, 2021
Journalist Jeffery Moyo and ZMC employee Thabang Manhika denied bail on charges of contravening Immigration Act.

Journalist Jeffrey Moyo and Thabang Manhika, an employee of the Zimbabwe Media Commission were on 31 May 2021 denied bail on charges of contravening the Immigration Act.

Bulawayo magistrate Rachel Mukanga said the two were facing serious charges with a 10-year prison term if convicted. They were remanded in custody to 10 June 2021.

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