MDC Alliance Haruzivishe gets 14 months

Politics Zimbabwe

By Patience Nhamburo

MDC Alliance activist, Makomborero Haruzivishe has been sentenced to an effective 14 months in prison for inciting public violence and resisting police arrest.

Harare Magistrate Judith Judith Taruvinga sentenced Haruzivishe to 24 months on the first count and 12 months on the second count.

10 months which were suspended from first count and 12 months on the second count.

The two sentences will however run concurrently, with Haruzivishe set to serve an effective 14 months in prison.

Moses Mapanga stood for the state while Kossam Ncube from the Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights represented Haruzivishe.