Chief magistrate Faith Mushure has dismissed Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC) officials Joana Mamombe and Netsai Chimbiri application for discharge.

The matter has been remanded to Thursday 15 September 2022 @0900hrs.

The two are on trial for allegedly falsifying their abduction & torture at the hands of suspected state security agents.

The duo’s lawyers Alec Muchadehama & Jeremiah Bamu of the Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights argue that their clients are victims of abduction & were tortured before being dumped at Muchapondwa shops in Mashonaland Central province.