Zimbabwe Former Finance Minister's Prison Request Revealed

According to his lawyer, Ignatius Chombo requested to appear in court in his clothes instead of prison uniform. Chombo is facing charges, ranging from fraud and criminal abuse of office related to his earlier tenure during former president Robert Mugabe's regime, he will be back in court on Januay 8, 2018.



  • Zimbabwe:   Chombo Bail Relaxation Ruling Deferred

    New Zimbabwe, 9 January 2018

    A HARARE court, on Monday, deferred ruling on an application by former cabinet minister Ignatius Chombo seeking relaxation of his bail conditions. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Chombo Bail Ruling Deferred

    The Herald, 9 January 2018

    The ruling on former Finance Minister Ignatius Chombo's application for relaxation of bail conditions on a litany of corruption charges was yesterday postponed to tomorrow. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Chombo Seeks Soft Bail Terms

    The Herald, 8 January 2018

    Former Finance Minister Ignatius Chombo, who is facing a litany of corruption charges, on Friday applied for the relaxation of his bail conditions since he is now a full-time… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Officials in Chombo Case to Stand Trial

    The Herald, 9 January 2018

    An application challenging remand by the deputy director of valuations and estate management in the Ministry of Local Government, Public Works and National Housing, Rejoice… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Chombo's Prison Request Revealed

    Zimbabwe Standard, 10 December 2017

    Former finance minister Ignatius Chombo was granted permission to appear in court wearing suits instead of prison garb, his lawyer has said. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Former Finance Minister Chombo Further Remanded

    The Herald, 9 December 2017

    Former Finance Minister Ignatius Chombo, who is facing corruption charges, yesterday appeared in court for his routine remand and was remanded to January 8 next year. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Chombo Finally Rests, Back in Court Next Year

    New Zimbabwe, 8 December 2017

    Axed finance minister Ignatius Chombo will finally have a little rest at home after his court case was pushed to next year. Read more »

Photo: The Herald

Former Finance Minister Ignatius Chombo.

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