Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC) vice president Tendai Biti has been convicted of verbal assault on Russian national.

This was announced by Harare Magistrate Vongai Muchuchuti during pre-sentence session this afternoon.

Apparently, Alec Muchadehama, Biti’s lawyer says they will appeal his conviction on a charge of assault for calling Tatiana Aleshina “stupid” in November 2020. Sentencing hearing at 10AM Tuesday.

Biti could be sentenced to a fine or up to 10 years or both.