Mamombe up for violating the Electoral Act

Youthful Member of Parliament for the MDC Alliance, Joanna Mamombe who was arrested yesterday has appeared before a Harare magistrate facing charges of Violating the Electoral Act.

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Youthful Member of Parliament for the MDC Alliance, Joanna Mamombe who was arrested yesterday has appeared before a Harare magistrate facing charges of Violating the Electoral Act.

Mamombe has a pending issue before the same court where she is waiting for trial on allegations of subverting a constitutionally elected government through a press conference she held in Harare just before a massive demonstration.

She appeared before Harare magistrate Francis Mapfumo today accused of providing a false address to the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission before last years elections to allow her to contest in the elections She was released on $100 bail and the matter was remanded to June 25 for trial.

On the subversion charges allegations are that she addressed a press conference on January 14 and advocated, suggested or urged people to engage in civil disobedience and called for (sabotaging of) government’s essential services intending to overthrow the government.

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