Jacob Ngarivhume has been granted $50,000 bail after spending five weeks in detention. He is facing charges of inciting violence.
“After Ngarivhume was granted RTGS$50 000 bail by the High Court, we eagerly waiting for Hopewell’s freedom. His bail appeal judgement will be delivered today by Justice Tawanda Chitapi in Harare,” tweeted Dr Pedzisai Ruhanya, a respected political analyst.
Justice Siyabona Musithu, in a judgement read by Justice Tawanda Chitapi said “the courts holds that the magistrate erred” in denying Jacob Ngarivhume bail. He will report to the police three times a week and is barred from using his Twitter account as part of bail conditions.