ZANU PF senior youth member Sybeth Musengezi challenged President Emerson Munangagwa’s ascendency to power was further remanded in custody after the state requested a postponement to Tuesday.
He was arrested last week for accusations of having a ZANU PF membership card fraudulently.His lawyers Nqobani Sithole and Douglas Coltart argued that their client should not continue rotting in prison , because of continuous delays In Hearing the case.
When they appeared before Harare magistrate Yeukai Dzauda,Sithole submitted that there was no need to detain Musengezi because he was not a flight risk and was always commucating with the police.
Sithole also told the court that Musengezi had nothing to focus on outside the because according to records he travelled less than 101 since 2015.He further said that
The documents that were submitted before this court were authored by Zanu Pf , which manipulated them.
However some investigation officers are afraid that he might use other means to exit the country for example border jumping.
In 2021 , Musengezi filed a court application , challenging the constitutionality of President Mnangagwa’s ascendency to ZANU leadership in 2017 , after the removal of the Late Robert Mugabe by a military coup.