JUST IN: Celebrations as Chief Felix Nhlanhlayamangwe Ndiweni gets bail


High Court Judge Thompson Mabhikwa has granted Nhlambabaloyi Chief Nhlanhlayamangwe Ndiweni a bail of ZW$500 after his appeal was successfully argued by Professor Welshman Ncube of Mathonsi Law Chambers.

Ndiweni is appealing both the conviction and the 18 months sentence that the magistrate had slapped him with over instructing the destruction of a villager after a traditional court.

On Wednesday hundreds of Ndiweni's supporters and subjects thronged the high court and sang from morning and danced outside calling for the Chief to be released.

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