Former congressman pleads not guilty to porn possession in Zimbabwe
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 00:45
Feb. 19 - Former U.S. Congressman Mel Reynolds arrives at court in Zimbabwe where he faces charges related to porn possession and immigration violations. Nathan Frandino reports.
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Former U.S. Congressman Mel Reynolds pleads not guilty to charges of possessing pornographic images.
Reynolds was arrested earlier this week at a hotel in Zimbabwe.
A charge sheet said Reynolds had nude photos and videos of men and women having sex on his phone.
Possession of pornography is illegal in Zimbabwe.
The 62-year-old also faces charges of staying in the country without a valid visa.
Reynolds has a history of run-ins with the law.
He resigned from Congress in 1995 after being convicted of sexual assault, obstruction of justice, and solicitation of child pornography.
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