|MDC members contest Mutambara ouster|
|Thursday, 14 June 2012 14:07|
THIRTEEN MDC members aligned to the Professor Arthur Mutambara faction yesterday appealed to the Supreme Court against the High Court decision confirming Professor Welshman Ncube the democratically-elected party leader.
Justice Bharat Patel on Tuesday dismissed an application by Mr Morgan Changamire, Mr Jobert Mudzumwe and 11 other party members to nullify the January 2011 party congress in which Prof Ncube was elected president.
compliance with the party’s constitution.
The group, through its lawyer Mr Obey Shava of Mbidzo, Muchadehama and Makoni, appealed to the Supreme Court.
“The learned judge in the court-a-quo erred in holding that second respondent (Prof Ncube) had complied with the mandatory provision of the first respondent’s constitution.
“It is also submitted that the court-a-quo erred in holding that the provisions of first respondent’s constitution had not been violated.”