Journalist Jeffrey Moyo denied bail

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Denied bail: New York Times freelancer Jeffrey Moyo was on Monday denied bail

LOCAL journalist Jeffrey Moyo’s bid for freedom hit a snag for the second time after he was denied bail when he appeared before a Bulawayo magistrate Monday, Zim Morning Post  can report.

 Moyo, a freelancer for the New York Times, spent the past seven days in jail and has been remanded in custody to June 10 at Bulawayo Prison.

He was arrested last Wednesday after he allegedly misrepresented the accreditation status of his two colleagues, South Africa based, Joao Silva and Christina Goldbaum.

He was charged with violating Section 36 of the Immigration Act .

Silva and Goldbaum were deported back to South Africa.

Moyo was represented by Doug Coltart.

He denies the charge against him.

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