Amended Order in Chawira & 13 Others v Minister of Justice & 2 Others

AMENDED DRAFT ORDER

AT HARARE

Before the Honourable Mr/Mrs Justice

                                    for the Applicants

                                    for the Respondents

WHEREUPON after reading papers filed of record and hearing Counsel:

IT IS DECLARED THAT:

- The death sentences imposed on the Applicants, namely, Cuthbert Tapuwanashe Chawira, Masimba Mbaya, George Munyaradzi Manyonga, Jack Sikala, Livison Sithole, Jack Nyati, Busani Tshuma, Killian Mpofu, Wisdom Gochera, Ezra Manenji, Kudakwashe Taonangwere, Farai Lawrance Ndlovu, Governor Musawaire and Lython Mathe are unlawful to carry out by reason of excessive delay in execution.

And

IT IS ORDERED THAT:

- In remedy, the sentences of death imposed on the Applicants, namely, Cuthbert Tapuwanashe Chawira, Masimba Mbaya, George Munyaradzi Manyonga, Jack Sikala, Livison Sithole, Jack Nyati, Busani Tshuma, Killian Mpofu, Wisdom Gochera, Ezra Manenji, Kudakwashe Taonangwere, Farai Lawrance Ndlovu, Governor Musawaire and Lython Mathe be quashed and determination of the appropriate substituted punishment for each Applicant be remitted for hearing..

- The First Respondent pays costs of suit.

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BY THE JUDGE

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REGISTRAR

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