Crimes and Courts

ZACC Completes Investigation Against Businessman, State Pushes For Prosecution

- 25 May, 2022
Crimes and Courts

Woman Caught With Mbanje

- 19 May, 2022
Crimes and Courts

Musengezi Spends Sixth Night Behind Bars

- 18 May, 2022
Crimes and Courts

End Of The Road For Police Use Of Spikes

- 14 May, 2022

ZACC Completes Investigation Against Businessman, State Pushes For Prosecution

- 25 May, 2022

By A Correspondent| The State is pushing to put businessman Ofer Sivan on trial after the completion of investigations by …

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Woman Caught With Mbanje

- 19 May, 2022

Police in Beitbridge yesterday reacted swiftly to a tip off and arrested Esnath Shumba (29) for unlawful possession of 1.017 …

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Musengezi Spends Sixth Night Behind Bars

- 18 May, 2022

Zanu PF activist, Sybeth Musengezi Tuesday spent his sixth night  in jail as his bail hearing drags on. The activist …

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End Of The Road For Police Use Of Spikes

- 14 May, 2022

ZIMBABWE Republic Police (ZRP) Commissioner-General Godwin Matanga has banned outlawed the use of hand held metal spikes by law enforcements …

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Beitbridge Man Arrested For Smuggling R3,5 Million Benz

- 14 May, 2022

A 36-year-old man from Beitbridge has been arrested for trying to smuggle into the country a Mercedes Benz worth R3,5 …

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Musengezi Remanded In Custody

- 13 May, 2022

A former Zanu PF youth league member, who challenged President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s 2017 ascendancy to power, appeared in court yesterday …

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Daring Thief Admits To Breaking Into Police, Prison Houses

- 12 May, 2022

A daring thief admitted to breaking into houses of police and prisons and correctional services officers residing at the neighboring …

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Late Minister’s Wife Battles Against Son Over Estate

- 12 May, 2022

The High Court has dismissed an application by the late Transport minister Biggie Matiza’s widow, Lillian, who was seeking to …

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Deputy Agric Minister Karoro Implicated in Presidential Inputs Fraud

- 10 May, 2022

By Jane Mlambo| The deputy minister of the ministry of lands, water and agriculture Honourable Douglas Karoro is implicated in …

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Blessed Mhlanga Granted Bail

- 10 May, 2022

Alpha Media Holdings journalists Blessed Mhlanga and Chengeto Chidi were on 9 May 2022 granted bail on charges of contravening …

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Arrested Journalists To Appear In Court Today

- 9 May, 2022

By A Correspondent| Alpha Media Holdings (AMH) journalists Blessed Mhlanga and Chengeto Chidi are expected to appear in court on …

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Prosecutor’s Bid To Push Katsimberis’ Trial Without Lawyer Flops

- 7 May, 2022

Prosecutor Michael Reza’s bid to push for land developer George Katsimberis’ trial without his lead lawyer Tawanda Kanengoni failed yesterday …

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Soldier In Court After Stealing A Trolley Full Of Groceries

- 4 May, 2022

A member of the Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA) yesterday appeared at the Harare Magistrates Court charged with shoplifting. Sihlzuluking Ndashata …

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Gonese Wins Against Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube

- 30 April, 2022

By A Correspondent| Mutare Central MP Innocent Gonese has just stopped usurpation of Parliament’s primary law-making role by Professor Mthuli …

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Brutalised Teacher Wins ZWL$200 000 Compensation

- 30 April, 2022

 The high court has ordered authorities to pay ZWL200 000 to a teacher who was arrested, tortured and abused by …

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Rushinga Rapist Silences Victim With $10 Bond

- 30 April, 2022

 20-YEAR OLD Rushinga rapist tried to buy the victim’s silence by offering her $10 bond to buy jiggies after the …

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Mthuli Ncube Defeated In Court

- 30 April, 2022

By A Correspondent| Mutare Central MP Innocent Gonese has just stopped usurpation of Parliament’s primary law-making role by Professor Mthuli …

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Key Witness Fails To Identify Elvis Nyathi Killers

- 28 April, 2022

The only witness in the murder of Elvis Nyathi who was killed by members of the extremist xenophobic vigilante group …

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Ex-Cops Nabbed For Extorting Govt Boss

- 21 April, 2022

Two former police officers and two other serving members of the force were arraigned before Harare magistrate Yeukai Dzuda after …

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Son Butchers’ Mother For Using Black Magic On Him

- 17 April, 2022

24-YEAR-OLD man assaulted his mother and young brother with a broomstick after accusing them of using black magic on him. …

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CCC Members Arrested In Mutare

- 17 April, 2022

Zimbabwe Republic Police have arrested Citizens Coalition for Change members in ward 16, Dangamvura Chikanga Constituency for conducting a door …

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Marry Mubaiwa Fined ZWL$60 000 For Marriage Fraud

- 14 April, 2022

VICE President Constantino Chiwenga’s estranged wife, Marry Mubaiwa has been slapped with a ZWL$60 000 fine or six months imprisonment …

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Opposition Activist Who Was Sprayed With A Dangerous Chemical Removed From Remand

- 11 April, 2022

By A Correspondent| Two Harare residents Lengwani Mavhunga and Munyaradzi Mafararikwa have been set free today and removed from remand …

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Inquest Into Death Of A Chivhu Woman Assaulted By Police

- 7 April, 2022

By A Correspondent| Police have commenced conducting an inquest to ascertain the cause of death of a Chivhu woman, who …

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Zim Authorities Intensify Onslaught Against Mnangagwa Critics

- 7 April, 2022

By A Correspondent| Zimbabwean authorities are intensifying their onslaught against dissent with several people across the country appearing incourt answering …

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Woman Gang Raped By Kombi Driver, Conductor

- 31 March, 2022

Police are hunting for a Kombi driver and his conductor who gang-raped a passenger on Sunday in Harare. The police …

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Drama As Magistrate, Prosecutor Forces Harare Businessman To Stand Trial In Absence Of Lawyer

- 30 March, 2022

By A Correspondent| There was drama in court last Friday after Harare Regional Magistrate Vongai Muchuchuti Guwuriro and State Prosecutor …

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Harare Businessman Approaches High Court To Stop Trial Kick-Off The Absence Of Legal Counsel

- 30 March, 2022

By A Correspondent| Harare Businessman George Katsimberis has filed an urgent High Court application to stop the commencement of trial …

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Woman Arrested For “Denouncing” Mnangagwa

- 30 March, 2022

By Jane Mlambo| Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) recently rescued a 48 year-old Maria Mapfumo from Shurugwi after securing …

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Marry Mubaiwa Arm To Be Amputated

- 30 March, 2022

In a sad turn of events, ex-wife to vice President Constantino Chiwenga, Marry Mubaiwa has been recommended for amputation of …

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New Executor For Eddies Pfugari Estate

- 29 March, 2022

By A Correspondent| High Court judge, Justice Owen Tagu has ruled against an appointed executor of the late Edward Nyanyiwa …

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Masvingo Pupil Commits Suicide After Being Summoned For Hearing

- 28 March, 2022

A 16-year-old school pupil at Ndarama High School in Masvingo died after he drank poison after he had allegedly been …

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Three Mudzi Villagers Arrested After ‘Disciplining’ Village Head

- 23 March, 2022

Three Mudzi villagers were arraigned before Mutoko magistrates courts yesterday after they assaulted their 84 -year-old  village head with wooden …

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Byo Residents Living In Fear As Violent Crimes Spike

- 23 March, 2022

Residents from some parts of Bulawayo are now forced to be indoors before the sunset due to the increase in …

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State Wants Madzibaba Veshanduko To Be Denied Bail

- 23 March, 2022

The State has opposed bail application by popular Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC) activist Godfrey Karembera, popularly known as Madzibaba …

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Suicide Alert: Harare Man Throws Himself Onto A Moving City Truck

- 23 March, 2022

In a suspected case of suicide, a Harare man died on the spot after throwing himself self onto a moving …

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Police Accused Of Lying About Madzibaba Veshanduko Defacing Mbuya Nehanda

- 22 March, 2022

Lawyers representing Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC) supporter Godfrey Karembera, who was allegedly brutally tortured in police custody, have accused …

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Assault Of Madzibaba Veshanduko Is Meant To Intimidate Opposition Ahead Of By-Elections: Amnesty International

- 21 March, 2022

Responding to the assault and torture of a supporter of the opposition Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC) by members of …

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Comic Pastor Speaks On Madzibaba Veshanduko Arrest

- 19 March, 2022

By A Correspondent| Top comedian Prosper Ngomashi popularly known as Comic Pastor has condemned the brutalisation of opposition Citizens Coalition …

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Don’t You Dare Exhume Our Father, Mugabe’s Kids Warn Chief Zvimba

- 18 March, 2022

THE late former President Robert Mugabe’s family has warned traditional leaders to stop “playing with fire” by pushing for the …

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City Of Harare, Pokugara Properties Have A Case To Answer, Says Court

- 18 March, 2022

By A Correspondent| City of Harare and exiled Kenneth Raydon Sharpe owned company Pokugara Properties will have to explain before …

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ExQ, Nutty O Off The Hook As State Fails To Get Trial Underway

- 18 March, 2022

Harare magistrate, Shane Kubonera, yesterday removed popular musicians – Enock ‘Exq’ Munhenga and Carrington Simbarashe ‘Nutty O’ Chiwadzwa, from remand. The State …

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Minister, Police Boss Evade Jail Sentence, Pays Victims Of Police Brutality

- 18 March, 2022

A cabinet Minister and Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) Commissioner-General Godwin Matanga have evaded being incarcerated after they hastily paid more …

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Ken Sharpe’s Desperate Bid to Escape Trial For Destroying Harare Businessman’s House Collapses

- 17 March, 2022

By A Correspondent| Controversial and exiled land baron Kenneth Raydon Sharpe’s bid to escape trial has hit a brick wall …

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JUST IN: Madzibaba Veshanduko Assaulted By The Police

- 17 March, 2022

By A Correspondent| The Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) has reported that opposition CCC activist Madzibaba Veshanduko has been …

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10 UZ Students Arrested For Staging “Fees Must Fall” Demo

- 16 March, 2022

10 University of Zimbabwe students including pro-democracy campaigner @AllanChipoyi are currently detained at Avondale Police Station following their arrest for …

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Marry Chiwenga Says Her Hands Too Weak To Attack Maid

- 16 March, 2022

Marry Mubaiwa has denied allegations of attacking her former house maid, DelightMunyoro, when her trial on assault charges opened at …

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Bulawayo Woman Kills Stepson

- 16 March, 2022

A Bulawayo woman has been arrested for killing her stepson (3) through suspected food poisoning and physical abuse. Bulawayo  Provincial …

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Journalist Acquitted Of Public Drinking

- 15 March, 2022

By A Correspondent| Mbare Magistrate Tsitsi Chitatu has acquitted freelance journalist Edgar Gweshe on charges of public drinking at close …

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Anti-Corruption Officer Arrests Mbare For Insulting Mnangagwa

- 23 February, 2022

A 42-year-old Harare man yesterday appeared at the Mbare Magistrates Court charged with insulting President Emmerson Mnangagwa. Clapton Redi (42) …

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Infant (9) Dies Of Food Poisoning After Sharing Snacks With Friends At School

- 19 February, 2022

Police in Bulawayo are investigating a case of sudden death by suspected food poisoning which occurred at Emakhandeni Primary School at around 10AM

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Slogan Chanting Chitungwiza Juveniles Acquitted

- 17 February, 2022

Chitungwiza Magistrate Gladys Moyo has set free some juveniles and residents who had been on trial after they were arrested …

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‘Peeping’ Harare Businessman Dragged To Court

- 16 February, 2022

By Court Reporter| Harare businessman John Tayler has been dragged to court to answer to criminal nuisance charges.  The 72-year-old …

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Chitungwiza Resident Wins Compensation Bid After Falling Into Uncovered Roadside Trench

- 16 February, 2022

A Harare Magistrate has punished Transport and Infrastructural Development Minister Hon. Felix Mhona by ordering him to pay more than …

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Harare Businessman Guns For ‘Biased’ State Prosecutor Michael Reza

- 16 February, 2022

By A Correspondent| Harare businessman George Katsimberis has filed an application seeking for the recusal of prosecutor Michael Reza from …

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BREAKING: Biti Released Without Charge

- 14 February, 2022

By Jane Mlambo| Citizens Convergence for Change (CCC) deputy President Tendai Biti has been released without charge. Police had earlier …

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BREAKING: Tendai Biti Arrested

- 14 February, 2022

Police have arrested Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC) vice president Tendai Biti on a yet to be known charge. Biti …

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Man (55) Murders Girlfriend

- 12 February, 2022

A 55-year-old Hwange man has been arrested on allegations of murdering his girlfriend. According to Zimbabwe Republic Police Matabeleland North …

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Inmates Right To Vote Appeal: Judge Reserves Ruling

- 11 February, 2022

HIGH Court judge Justice Munamato Mutevedzi yesterday reserved judgment in an application seeking voting rights for prisoners during elections, saying …

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JUST IN: Prophet T Freddie Acquitted Of Rape Charges

- 11 February, 2022

By A Correspondent| Harare Magistrate Gloria Takundwa has acquitted Goodness and Mercy Ministry founder Prophet Tapiwa Freddy of rape and …

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Couple’s Sleepover Plan Ends With One Partner In Police Cells

- 11 February, 2022

Plans by a couple for a romantic sleepover at a city lodge in Masvingo turned ugly when the man ended …

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Garden Boy Connives With Maid To Steal US$70k , R90k From Boss

- 11 February, 2022

A 30-year-old gardener who robbed his employer of US$70 000 and R90 000 appeared in court this Thursday. Tinashe Ngirazi …

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Police Hunt Suspects Who Raped, Murdered AFM Pastor

- 10 February, 2022

Police in Marondera are looking for suspects who allegedly raped and axed to death a female pastor early this week. …

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Two Raffingora Men Jailed 18 Years For Sodomizing Brother’s Son (10)

- 9 February, 2022

Two Raffingora men took turns to sodomise their brother’s 10-year-old son in a dastardly act that has landed one of …

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BREAKING: Police Arrest ZESN Voter Education Officers In Mbare

- 8 February, 2022

Police have arrested 10 officials from the Zimbabwe Election Support Network (ZESN) who were conducting voter education in Mbare. According …

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Magistrate To Hand Down Ruling On T Freddy’s Rape Case On Friday

- 8 February, 2022

HARARE Magistrate Gloria Takundwa has postponed the ruling on Prophet T Freddy’s application for discharge at the close of the …

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Mines Minister Accused Of Grabbing Eight Gold Mine Claims

- 8 February, 2022

MINES minister Winston Chitando has been accused of grabbing eight gold mining claims belonging to businessman Yakub Ibrahim Mahomed and …

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Byo Man Loses $20 Million To Scammers

- 6 February, 2022

A Bulawayo man is counting his losses after he lost about $20 million from his bank account to alleged scammers …

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Byo Man’s Good Samaritan Gesture Backfires

- 5 February, 2022

A bid to help two women by a 32-year-old man from Bulawayo backfired after they defrauded him of nearly US$8 …

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Court Rules That Marry Mubaiwa’s Marriage To Chiwenga Was Terminated in 2019

- 4 February, 2022

Vice President Constantino Chiwenga is divorced from former model Mary Mubaiwa, the High Court has declared. Justice Owen Tagu made …

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Starved Man Lures Neighbour Into Garden, Removes Skirt

- 4 February, 2022

A sex starved Guruve man is in trouble after he tripped down his neighbour, removed her skirt and failed to …

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Ken Sharpe’s Pokugara Properties Stalls Trial For The Umpteenth Time

- 3 February, 2022

By A Correspondent| Pokugara Properties and its legal counsel have for the umpteenth time stalled the trial in a case …

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Magistrate Threatens To Cage Deputy Chief Secretary For Contempt Of Court

- 2 February, 2022

By A Correspondent| Deputy Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet Martin Rushwaya yesterday risked spending a night in prison …

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Ken Sharpe’s Right Hand Man Suffers Major Court Blow

- 2 February, 2022

By A Correspondent| Tuesday the 1st of January 2022 served as another stark reminder to the justice fugitive Kenneth Sharpe …

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Quartet Cleared In Botswana

- 26 January, 2022

By A Correspondent- Four Zimbabwean brothers and a compatriot charged with unlawful prospecting of minerals without a permit or licence …

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Chiyangwa Wants Maintenance Fees to Estranged Wife Reduced

- 25 January, 2022

Businessman Philip Chiyangwa’s quest for a maintenance downward variation with his estranged wife has taken a new twist. Chiyangwa, who …

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Ex-Police Officer Exonerates T Freddy Over Rape Claims

- 24 January, 2022

By A Correspondent| A fomer Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) Inspector Gibson Jaji has exonerated rape accused Goodness and Mercy Ministries …

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Harare Woman Arrested For Assaulting Police Officer Who Wanted To Arrest Her Son

- 24 January, 2022

A 55-year-old Harare woman has been arrested for allegedly assaulting a uniformed police officer who wanted to arrest her son. …

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Van Blerk, Pokugara Properties Slammed For Poorly Framed Exception Application

- 22 January, 2022

By A Correspondent| The state has accused Pokugara Properties and its Managing Director Michael John Van Blerk of seeking escape …

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40-Year Jail Sentence For Soldiers Involved In Armed Robbery

- 22 January, 2022

Two Zimbabwe National Army officers, Lance Corporal Dzimbanhete Tatenda and Trooper Munetsi Wilfred have been sentenced to 40 years in …

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British National Approaches Court To Seek Maintenance From Estranged Wife

- 22 January, 2022

A British national, Nigel Paul Byrne is seeking US$3 000 monthly maintenance from his estranged Zimbabwean spouse, Sandra Byrne, saying …

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Rape Accused ‘Prophet’ On The Run

- 18 January, 2022

Self proclaimed Prophet, Samuel Guta of Power of Unity in Christ Church, who is on trial for rape, is believed …

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Diplomat Killer Denied Bail

- 18 January, 2022

By Court Correspondent | ZimEye | A -23-year old Eritrean national who murdered his father, a World Health Organisation (WHO) …

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Alert State Prosecutor Blocks Ken Sharpe Aide’s Bid To Smuggle Inadmissible Evidence

- 17 January, 2022

By A Correspondent| Self-exiled land developer Kenneth Raydon Sharpe’s employee Michael John Van Blerk was last week exposed by the …

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Businessperson Charged For Assaulting Journalist

- 14 January, 2022

By A Correspondent| Gabriel Mupasiri a ‘self-proclaimed’ businessperson in Zimbabwe’s southern town of Masvingo has reportedly been charged with disorderly …

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New Twist In T Freddy Rape Case As ZBC Presenter Is Accused Of Dangling Nude Pics To Seduce The Prophet

- 13 January, 2022

By A Correspondent| ZBC presenter Rutendo Makuti used nude pictures, audio and text messages to demand sex from Prophet T …

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Journalist Arrested While Covering A Teachers’ Demo

- 13 January, 2022

Freelance journalist Mary Mundeya was on 12 January 2022 arrested while covering a demonstration by teachers at the National Social …

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15 Teachers Arrested For Protesting Against Poor Salaries

- 13 January, 2022

Police yesterday arrested at least 15 teachers for protesting poor salaries while a virtual meeting between civil servants and government …

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Zanu PF Officials Who Forcibly Took Over Mbare Musika Toilet Released Without Charge

- 12 January, 2022

Two Zanu-PF officials, who were arrested in Mbare, Harare, after they forcibly took over council toilets and started charging members …

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Harare Legislator Calls For Prosecution Of Top ED Ally Ken Sharpe

- 11 January, 2022

BY A CORRESPONDENT| Harare North legislator Norman Markham has called for the prosecution of controversial land developer Kenneth Raydon Sharpe …

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Chigumba Taken To Court By Prisoners Over Right To Vote

- 11 January, 2022

By A Correspondent| High Court Judge Justice Munamato Mutevedzi will on Tuesday 25 January 2022 preside over the hearing and …

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Woman Resists DNA Tests, Says Not In The Best Interest Of The Child

- 11 January, 2022

HARARE – A woman resisting attempts by her ex-boyfriend to perform a DNA paternity test on their son told a …

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Abducted MDC Alliance Activist Files Police Report Against State Agents

- 11 January, 2022

By Tinashe Sambiri| MDC Alliance member John Mupanduki has made a police report to ZRP Nyika Base after being abducted …

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Malaba Blames Funding Problems For His Capture By Mnangagwa

- 11 January, 2022

Chief Justice Luke Malaba has bemoaned the lack of funding in the Judiciary Services Commission (JSC) by the Treasury saying …

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T Freddy Lawyers Challenge ZBC Presenter’s Audio Evidence

- 9 January, 2022

By A Correspondent| Lawyers representing Goodness and Mercy Ministries leader Prophet T Freddy who is accused of raping and assaulting …

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Harare’s Biggest Land Baron Ken Sharpe Called Out For Defrauding People

- 8 January, 2022

By Jane Mlambo| Harare land developer George Katsimberis has described his former business partner Kenneth Raydon Sharpe as a fraudster, …

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BREAKING: Freedom At Last For Mako Haruzivishe

- 7 January, 2022

By A Correspondent| Opposition MDC Alliance activist Makomborero Haruzivishe has been granted RTGS$20 000 bail. As part of his bail …

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‘Kenneth Sharpe Is A Fraudster: Harare Developer

- 7 January, 2022

By Jane Mlambo| Harare land developer George Katsimberis has described his former business partner Kenneth Raydon Sharpe as a fraudster, …

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Chilonga Villagers Lose Eviction Challenge

- 7 January, 2022

High Court Judge Justice Joseph Mafusire on Thursday 6 January 2022 dismissed an application filed by some Chilonga villagers challenging …

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JUST IN: Chilonga Villagers Lose High Court Appeal Against Govt Plans To Evict Them

- 6 January, 2022

The High Court in Harare has dismissed an application filed by villagers from Chilonga communal lands who were challenging government …

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