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Terror charges dropped against Zimbabwe activist

Terror charges dropped against Zimbabwe activist

Zimbabwe's Supreme Court 's has thrown out terror charges against a prominent human rights activist and her co-accused because they were beaten and tortured in jail.
Monday's Supreme Court ruling, delivered by Chief Justice Godfrey Chidyausiku, ends the trial of Jestina Mukoko and eight other defendants.
Accusations that Mukoko and the others had been plotting to overthrow President Robert Mugabe had been widely denounced as trumped up and politically motivated.


Updated : 2021-10-18 06:50 GMT+08:00