Ruling in AMH journalists trial postponed
Ruling in the trial of AMH journalists Blessed Mhlanga and Chengeto Chidi which had been set for 26 July 2022 has been postponed to Friday 29 July, 2022.
Mhlanga and Chidi are being charged for allegedly contravening Section 25 (a) as read with Section 30 of Statutory Instrument 21/2005 which prohibits taking of photographs within a polling station. The alternative charge is disorderly conduct in a polling station as defined in Section 89 of the Electoral Act.
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AMH journalists Blessed Mhlanga and Chengeto Chidi