He has been arrested and hauled before a magistrate Spencer Mhako (31) appeared before Harare magistrate Mrs Vongai Muchuchuti-Guuriro, who remanded him in custody to today. Mhako, who is employed by City of Harare, Hatfield depot, made an application for referral of his case to the Constitutional Court.
He submitted that he was not informed of his charge upon arrest and that the arresting details did not identify themselves when they apprehended him. He also said he was denied food and water while in custody.
Prosecutor Mr Progress Maringamoyo will respond to the application today. It is the State’s case that on August 26, Mhako teamed up with his accomplices already on remand and others who are still on the run to commit the crime.
The court heard that Mhako was photographed at the crime scene. He was arrested at his workplace following a tip-off.