Zimbabwe Charges Former Mugabe Deputy With Abuse of Office

Phelekezela Mhoko's court appearance follows a dramatic week where the former vice president was alleged to have evaded arrest by the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission, saying he feared being detained in police cells where he would be poisoned. Mphoko has been accused of using his position to force police to release from their custody, suspects who were facing corruption charges in 2016.

  • Zimbabwe:  Mphoko Appears in Court, Freed on Bail

    The Herald, 22 August 2019

    Former Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko yesterday appeared at the Bulawayo Magistrates' Court on criminal abuse of office charges and the magistrate freed him on $1 000 bail. Read more »

Former vice president Phelekezela Mphoko (file photo).


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