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By Langton Ncube|A Harare magistrate, Rumbidzai Mugwagwa has freed a political activist who was arrested for denouncing President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his Vice Constatino Chiwenga.
Gastaff Kativhu (46) who was arrested last year in December at Robert Mugabe Square, where Zanu PF was holding its extraordinary congress for undermining Mnangagwa was on Friday granted $100 by Mugwagwa.
Newsday reports that Kativhu on the fateful day headed towards the VIP tent displaying three placards.
The placards it is alleged that were inscribed: “Another 37 years of no jobs; Election by UN or else 2008; Chiwenga, don’t beat vendors give them jobs; Mnangagwa, Chiwenga diamond mafia; Mnangagwa killed my friend, and, Zanu PF is giving your jobs to Chinese”.
Granting Kativhu bail magistrate Mugwagwa ordered him to report on Mondays and Fridays at Dzivaresekwa Police Station and submit his passport as part of his bail conditions.
If convicted, Kativhu faces a sentence of one year imprisonment or a fine. He is also charged with disorderly conduct in a public place which carries a six-month sentence.
Kativhu was represented by Job Sikhala.