Skip to comments.Mel Reynolds pleads guilty to visa violation, but porn charge dropped (Ill RAT getting deported)
Posted on 02/22/2014 3:06:10 PM PST by Libloather
The disgraced Illinois ex-congressman denied charges he was found with nude pictures and videos of women and men having sexual intercourse on his mobile phone. The count was an alleged violation of Zimbabwe's Censorship and Entertainments Control Act, according to Gurira, and carried a maximum penalty of one year in prison and a fine. Pornography is banned in Zimbabwe.
Harare magistrate Tendai Mahwe agreed with Reynolds lawyer that state prosecutors had not sought written authority from the prosecutor general for the pornography charge. This makes the actions of the state null and void, Gurira said.
Earlier on Friday, Reynolds pleaded guilty to staying in Zimbabwe on an expired visa. Mahwe said Reynolds should be deported for the visa misdemeanor, and also fined him $100 or five days in prison.
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Dang, I was hoping they’d keep him.
I don’t want him,
They can have him,
He’s too ‘Rat for me
Obama will find a post for him.
Probably can’t afford to feed another another perv prisoner
Did he pay his hotel bill?
This guy (pardoned by Clinton) was known to like them young.
I think so
I was hoping for a length of rope.
From November 2012: Mel Reynolds announces run for Jesse Jackson Jr.'s old seat in Congress
This guy is HHS material.
I knew it wouldn’t last.
He has to get back quickly — his old Congressional seat is empty and he now has the creds to re-fill it.
DODGED THE BULLET!
Backchannel call from State Dept. saves his ass. Obama doesn’t want one of his homies to have nothing to lose.
You have REALLY gotta be a low down dog to be a black progressive, and STILL get rejected by the Government of Zimbabwe. Thrown out of their prim and proper country, he was!