Chiredzi: An officer of Zimbabwe Prison Correction Service (ZPCS) freed his job after hearing a disciplinary hearing with President Emerson Mnangagwa using a "reversal or disloyal words".
On April 9, John Mahlabera was indicted on Twitter for supporting MDC Alliance presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa.
He was also charged with impairing President Mnangagwa and attending the MDC Alliance rally held at Chiredzi Tshovani Stadium on June 10, 2018.
In the investigation, Mahlabera was found guilty of violating Section 3 (1) of the 1984 Prison (Employee) (Discipline) Regulations using the word "rebellious" or "disloyal" to Mnangagwa.
"On April 9, 2018 at Chiredzi Prison (or nearby) 2929948A C01 Mahlabera John (hereinafter referred to as the defendant) was a service member. I illegally made a political commentary on my Twitter account: Nelson Shamis, MDC Alliance Party Chairperson MDC Alliance rally at Jerera Growth Point in Zaka, as Nelson Chamisa mentioned, "Partially reads the slip.
"He showed unfair and dishonorable behavior to President Zimbabwe by showing his loyalty to the President of the opposition party, using his words on his Twitter account" Chiredzi my President ".
In the second survey, Mahlabera was convicted of violating Section 3 (46) of the 1984 Prison (Disciplinary) Code after attending the Chamisa rally in Chiredzi.
He participated illegally and politically when he attended the MDC Alliance rally at Tshovani Stadium in Chiredzi on June 10, 2018. MDC Alliance Chairman was invited to the podium by the chairman of the Nelson MDC Alliance. I introduced him to the sponsor.
John Mahlabera was introduced by Nelson Chamisa at the MDC rally in Chiredzi.
"To demonstrate his opposition to the MDC party, the member promised that Nelson Chamie would promise promotional activities or work with security details if he won a harmonious election on July 30, 2018.
A spokesman for Collin Maboke, a Zimbabwean human rights lawyer representing Maharabela, said at the hearing hearing that the High Court will appeal the convictions of the prison guards.