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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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Report people who refuse bond notes: Police

The police have listened to the public cry on bond notes and have urged people to report all people that refuse the bond note and coins so far seven people have been arrested. The arrest was made on the bases that the bond note and coins still remain the legal tender of the country. In a statement yesterday, national police ...

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Police officers supplying guns to civilians: Sarpo

Local businessman, Tony Renato Sarpo has accused the Zimbabwe Republic Police officers of supplying guns to civilians whom he claims used the hired weapons to harass him.This was revealed in mitigation submissions which were written and submitted by Sarpo after the latter was convicted on 3 December 2019 of theft of trust property in case number CRB 6944/19.Sarpo accuses the ...

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Sports Minister Kirsty Coventry accused of grabbing a farm

Former Olympic swimming gold medallist, Kirsty Coventry has been implicated in the seizure of a property allocated by Zimbabwe’s government to Robert Zhuwao, nephew of the late former president Robert Mugabe. According to court papers filed by Zhuwao at the high court, Coventry – who is the minister of sport, arts and culture – through her husband, Tyrone Seward, gave ...

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Businessman in community service storm

The Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) is set to give a report after highlighting that it is investigating if Harare businessman Tony Renato Sarpo  indeed performed  210 hours community service given as an alternative to jail term for vehicle theft at Morris Deport in December last year. ZACC Chairperson, Justice Loice Matanda-Moyo confirmed receiving a complaint in February this year after ...

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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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