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Top cop, senior prosecutor in court over corruption

Deputy director for the police CID commercial crimes unit Assistant Commissioner Obeylaw Moyo and chief public prosecutor Clement Chimbare appeared in court on allegations of abuse of office and bribery over their handling of the illegal sale of stands in Kuwadzana in a US$1 million scam.It was reported that the two and three other junior police officers were paid off ...

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Human trafficking kingpin jailed 10 years

Human trafficking kingpin, James Tungamirai Maroodza has been slapped by a 10 year jail term for recruiting and trafficking a Zimbabwean woman to Kuwait in 2016. The State represented by Netsai Mushayabasa proved that sometime in 2016, Rumbidzai Chikoore(26) saw an advertisement in a Local newspaper in which domestic workers were being sought in Kuwait.Contact details were provided on the ...

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“ED must go” police officer granted bail

A Harare Central Police officer who was dragged to court after allegedly posting a message which reads “ED must go” on a Whatsapp group for Mbare Police officers has been granted RTGS $3 000 bail.Milton Murairwa, 31, appeared before Harare magistrate Dennis Mangosi charged with undermining the authority of the president.The matter was remanded to 30 July 2020.The State represented ...

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Woman seeks protection order review

A Harare woman has petitioned the High Court seeking an order setting aside a reciprocal protection order which was granted to her and her ex-boyfriend by a Civil Court magistrate, Nyasha Marufu last month. According to court papers filed under case number HC3161/20, Tanya Robyn Haden-Tebb said magistrate Marufu failed to give a proper analysis of the evidence which was ...

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Health Ministry approaches the Army to deploy nurses and doctors as strike intensifies

The Ministry of Health and Child Care has written to the Zimbabwe National Army requesting for assistance with health caregivers amid protests by health workers in public institutions. Below is the letter which was written to the Secretary for Defence and War Veteran Affairs, Ambassador Maromwe. REQUEST FOR MEDICAL SUPPORT FROM THE DEFENCE FORCES Reference is made to our discussion ...

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Zimbabwe’s Coronavirus cases rises to 489

Zimbabwe’s coronavirus cases have risen to 489 after 3 people tested positive for the virus on the 21st of June 2020. The development was announced by the Ministry of Health and Child Care in a statement which indicated that all the new cases were returnees from South Africa save for one local one who is a contact for a known ...

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Gold Leaf Tobacco boss wins property dispute

Local business tycoon, Simon George Rudland, co-owner of Gold Leaf Tobacco Corporation, has been cleared by the High Court from any wrongdoing on allegations of transferring his business counterparty’s four properties into his firms’ names following a botched US$1 million loan agreement.Rudland who is also co-founder of Pioneer Transport had been taken to court by a local businessman, Future Chirango ...

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Dismiss Sarpo’s court application- PG

The Prosecutor General of Zimbabwe, Kumbirai Hodzi, has petitioned the High Court seeking an order to dismiss businessman, Tony Renato Sarpo’s review application accusing the latter of ‘trying to frustrate the due administration of justice’. In an affidavit which was deposed on behalf of Hodzi by Edmore Makoto, the Prosecutor General argues that Sarpo is not desirous to prosecute his ...

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Matanga taken to court over residential stands

Twenty-three police officers have petitioned the High Court seeking an order to compel the Commissioner-General of Police, Godwin Matanga, to allocate then residential stands with built houses after paying the required deposits in terms of an agreement between the two parties. According to court papers, Nicholas Charumangwe and twenty-two other police officers accuses the Commissioner-General of Police of failing or ...

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Musarara sues Matutu, Tsenengamu for defamation

GRAIN Millers Association of Zimbabwe (GMAZ) chairperson, Tafadzwa Musarara has petitioned the High Court seeking an order to compel suspended Zanu PF youth bosses, Lewis Matutu and Godfrey Tsenengamu to pay $10 million being defamation damages after calling him a corrupt businessman at a press conference held in Harare last week.According to court papers, Musarara said Matutu and Tsenengamu jointly ...

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