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Italian Tycoon Arrested At Court

Italian tycoon, Tony Renato Sarpo has been arrested at Harare Magistrates’ Court on allegations of presenting a fake CR14 at High Court. The arrest came after Sarpo had appeared in court on allegations of converting company property and money to his own use. The trial failed to kick off after he sought for a postponement highlighting that his lawyer could ...

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Mujuru Suspected Robbers Acquitted

Two men who allegedly robbed a Mercedes Benz E220 CDI worth $42 000 from Dr Joice Mujuru’s daughter before tying her to a tree at Lake Chivero last year have been acquitted. In his ruling, Harare magistrate Hosea Mujaya said the State had failed to prove that the two accused persons committed the offence. He also said that State witness ...

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Broken down Zambian coach perches on Second Street for days

A broken down Zambian registered long distance coach has been perched in the middle of one of Harare’s CBD access roads, Second Street for more than three days, creating an accident hotspot and blocking a whole lane just opposite the South African High Commission. In a culture now prevalent in the capital city where broken down vehicles are either abandoned ...

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Windmill CEO in Rape Scandal

The trial of a Windmill Private Limited Company boss who is facing allegations of raping and impregnating his 15-year-old relative failed to kick off yesterday at Harare Magistrates’ Court after he raised some exceptions. George Rundogo, said he could not prepare a defence outline and he made an application requesting for some DNA tests and a police running diary so ...

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More embarrassment for RSA-Beitbridge border immigration

A Zimbabwe bound long distance bus driver was last night nabbed at the South African side of the Beitbridge border post in possession of 16 current passports all belonging to Zimbabwean citizens. It is alleged he had attempted to pass through the scanner when a vigilant immigration officer spotted an anomaly in the driver’s bag prompting a search. upon being ...

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Teenage Mom Murders Daughter

A teenager has been nabbed for allegedly strangling a three-year-old toddler to death using a neck chain two weeks ago in Epworth, Harare. To cover up the offence, Talent Kuvimba allegedly left a candle burning on the bed where the body of the toddler was lying. It was reported that the candle eventually burnt the house and the dead body ...

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Court Releases Andy Muridzo On Bail

Sungura artist, Andy Muridzo, real name Andrew Kudzai Ngwenya who reportedly fled from justice after proceeding against a red traffic light and hitting three cars in the process last month has been released on bail. The accident occurred at corner Sam Nujoma Street and Josiah Tongogara Avenue in Harare. It was reported that Ngwenya who had no valid driver’s licence ...

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Court Releases Zvimba Council Boss On Bail

The Chief Executive Officer for Zvimba Rural District Council, Peter Hlohla who is being accused of engaging into illegal land deals has been released on bail. Hlohla, 40, pleaded not guilty to charges on criminal abuse of office when he appeared before magistrate Josephine Sande who remanded the matter to April 3 after granting him $300 bail. He was ordered ...

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18 Month jail Term For Bona Mugabe’s Mansion Robbers

THREE armed robbers who pounced on an upmarket property under construction owned by former President Robert Mugabe’s daughter, Bona Chikore, and got away with construction material worth $4 800 after disarming the police officer guarding the premises in Harare’s Umwinsdale suburb last year have been jailed one year six months. The trio Robson Kandenga (45), Peter Mangwiro (40) and Brighton ...

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Belgravia Shooting, Trial Date Set

The trial date for two Chinese nationals and their alleged local accomplice who are facing allegations of shooting two people they mistook for armed robbers at Belgravia Shopping Centre last month has been set. Luo Tin Pen (27), Li Yize (27) and Gamuchirai Nigel Zuze (23) who are out on US$5 000 bail each appeared before Harare magistrate Tilda Mazhande ...

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