Tsvangirai faces contempt of court charges

BY: Isaac Yeboah

Tsvangirai has lost two court cases disputing the 31 July elections(SABC)Zimbabwe's opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai's court woes appear to be far from over. Tsvangirai may face contempt of court charges for what is called "disparaging remarks" he made about the judiciary.

High Court judge, Chinembiri Bhunu's warning comes after Tsvangirai's Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party lost two court cases relating to the disputed 31 July election.

A lower court Tuesday also released judgement saying it has no power to order the release of voting materials. The electoral court however ordered the Attorney general investigate charges of contempt of court against Tsvangirai's lawyers for submitting as part of its petition claims that court judges are under the influence of Zanu PF.

Source: SABC