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Biti, Gutu draw Election battle-lines

With Save (Morgan Tsvangirai) incapacitated by colon cancer he is receiving treatment to in South Africa, the house of MDC-T and MDC-Alliance is beginning to crack with muscle-flexing and the fire of leadership divide. Only a few days ago, a faction led by the former Deputy Prime Minister of Zimbabwe and Vice President of MDC-T Dr. Thokozane Khupe boycotted a ...

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Violent arrest at Court: Senior ZRP Officer charged

ZRP senior cop, Joseph Nemesia who is facing allegations of violently arresting CIO informer at Harare Magistrate’s Court leaving him with a broken arm last year has been summoned to court. According to the summons and court papers, Nemaisa will appear at Mbare magistrates Court on 05th February 2018 to answer to the charges. Sometime in August, last year, Detective ...

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Cop-on-Cop; Dogs are released

Two police officers reportedly unleashed dogs on their superior after they were ordered to stand down on an operation. Stanform Chinsela, 29, and Obey Navaya, 22, reportedly thought something fishy was brewing after receiving the instruction. The two were brought to court on summons and appeared before Harare magistrate Rumbidzai Dzumbira charged with disorderly conduct and the matter was rolled ...

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Matthew Rusike orphanage duo in court for child sex abuse

A CHAPLAIN and a teacher at Mathew Rusike Children’s Home in Epworth who are facing allegations of sexual abuse on separate occasions have appeared in court. Clive Chikomo(50), (Chaplin) will be summoned to court on allegations of raping a minor before giving her jigsaw puzzles to buy her silence. The State alleges that sometime in December last year, Clive Chikomo, ...

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Police officer on Charamba insult rap FREED

A police officer who was facing charges of insulting Senior Assistant Commissioner Charity Charamba by calling her ‘an idiot’ through a WhatsApp message has been acquitted by a Harare magistrate. Mabasa, 35, a police officer stationed at Police General Headquarters, pleaded not guilty when he appeared before magistrate Sande charged with sending offensive messages over a phone and defeating or ...

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Rogue soldiers and police robbery gang in the dock

A 27-year-old man who is suspected to be part of the armed gang impersonating soldiers and police officers robbing a Borrowdale man of $104 150, claiming the money was part of former Finance minister Ignatius Chombo’s hidden loot has appeared in court. Unemployed Philani Dhliwayo of Epworth(27), appeared before Harare magistrate Rumbidzai Mugwagwa charged with robbery and unlawful possession of ...

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Mzembi, Udenge lawyers “bark-back” at court

FORMER Foreign Affairs minister Walter Mzembi and erstwhile Energy and Power Development ministers Samuel Undenge today appeared at Harare magistrate court for routine remand. Through their lawyers, Job Sikhala and Alec Muchadehama, respectively, the pair has put the State on notice that they will make applications for their clients on the next remand date. Muchadehama submitted that he will make ...

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Trevor Dongo assaulted, “again”.

URBAN grooves artist Trevor Dongo was attacked by a security guard on his residence at Megawatt Court over a parking bay dispute last Saturday. Dongo dragged his assailant Upenyu Magaya, 36, to court and pressed on assault charges. Magaya pleaded guilty when he appeared before Harare magistrate Victoria Mashamba-Kajengo where he was fined $30 or 30 days imprisonment. Prosecuting, Benjamin ...

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Serial Fraudster jailed for impersonating ZIMRA detail

A suspected serial fraudster has been nabbed for allegedly duping people of US$34 600 after misrepresenting that she is a ZIMRA employee who could facilitate them in buying cars and property at an auction. Prosecuting Sebastian Mutizirwa opposed bail arguing that Kudzanai Nyoka was convicted on CRR5389/12, she was facing fraud charges, she was sentenced to 35 years imprisonment and ...

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Mwazha (AAC) prophet caged for rape

A SENIOR prophet at African Apostolic Church (Mwazha) has been jailed 11 years after he was convicted of raping a nine-year-old congregant in 2012. Cain Kandororo (52) initially pleaded not guilty when he appeared before Harare magistrate Temba Kuwanda charged with rape. He was convicted after a full trial and sentenced to 16 years imprisonment before five were suspended on ...

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