‘Chiwenga threatens Mary’s doctors’

Date:

Facebook10
X (Twitter)210
LinkedIn10
Share
10
Follow by Email10
Copy link

RegisterToVOTE2023

HARARE – Vice-President and Health minister Constantino Chiwenga is reportedly threatening medical doctors against releasing an affidavit for his estranged wife Marry Mubaiwa, who is seeking postponement of her cases at the courts due to poor health.

Chiwenga, in his capacity as Health minister, superintends over medical activities in the country.

Marry has also seen several applications for the release of her passport which would enable her to seek medical attention outside the country, being dismissed.

The court heard yesterday that several doctors approached by Marry had refused to give her a medical report, saying they were afraid of her powerful husband who is their boss.

Marry yesterday appeared in court with a drip fixed on a walker she uses for mobility. She is being accused of attempting to kill Chiwenga. She is also facing money-laundering, fraud and assault charges and is out on bail.

The former model is suffering from lymphoedema, an ailment which causes swelling of hands and legs.

Her lawyer, Beatrice Mtetwa, told the court that she could not stand trial and requested the court to postpone the matter for two months as the doctor who was attending to her had recommended a lengthy bed rest.

But the State, led by prosecutor Netsai Mushayabasa, opposed the application, saying Mtetwa did not submit any documents to prove her client’s illness.

Mtetwa in turn told the court that Marry could not get the medical report since all doctors who treated her were refusing to avail it fearing victimisation by Chiwenga.

She opted to have her client remove the bandages to prove to the court that, indeed, her client was suffering from an ailment

“We ask you to take a judiciary notice that the accused person’s husband is the Vice-President and the Minister of Health and all the doctors are too frightened to write that medical affidavit,” Mtetwa told the court.

registerToVote2023

zimDaily

[Newsday]
Join our fast growing WhatsApp group and telegram -https://chat.whatsapp.com/ILQD4SJWsQYJMt9wx6aFiS

https://t.me/zimdaily
Facebook10
X (Twitter)210
LinkedIn10
Share
10
Follow by Email10
Copy link

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Share post:

Subscribe

spot_imgspot_img

Popular

More like this
Related

End Police Brutality: WALPE

HARARE - The Women’s Academy for Leadership and Political...

CSOs Demand Release of Detained Female Activists

By Rumbidzai Mutomba HARARE- Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) say they...

Obituary: Lucy Yasini: A symbol of journalistic resistance

Opinion By Nigel Nyamutumbu The only weapon Lucy Yasini carried...

79 CCC activists arrested while gathered at Jameson Timba’s residence

HARARE- Amidst the aftermath of brutal mistreatment from the...