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Friday, November 22, 2019

Crime & Courts

Mail and Telegraph Crime and Courts News

Margaret Matibiri Social commentator, Tawona Shadaya is now off the hook as the criminal matter against him has been removed from remand because Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) chairperson Justice Priscilla Chigumba failed to appear before the Harare Magistrate’s  court to testify. Shadaya was alleged to have retweeted a tweet from a...
Harare - A gun-wielding bogus security agent, who last year allegedly breached President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s close security during a State function at the renaming of KGVI Barracks to Josiah Magama Tongogara will on October 30 know his fate. Guthrie Chirodzero (40), who was arrested on December 6 last year, was appearing...
The Prosecutor-general Kumbirai Hodzi has been ordered to pay legal fees incurred by flamboyant businessman Wicknell Chivayo while defending his case at the Supreme Court as punishment for bungling with the appeal. The state is challenging Chivayo's acquittal by the High Court in the $5.6 million fraud case but the...
The matter of suspended chief magistrate Mishord Guvamombe who is facing charges of criminal abuse of office has been further postponed awaiting the High Court’s determination of his application for review. Guvamombe is challenging the ruling by Regional magistrate Collet Ncube that he be tried before a magistrate. Harare magistrate Bianca...
A Harare magistrate has on Friday thrown out an application for further documents which are 'crucial' to former ICT minister Supa Mandiwanzira's defense case against the allegations he is facing before the court. Harare magistrate Fransis Mapfumo dismissed the application by the former...
Suspended chief magistrate Mishord Guvamombe will be tried by a magistrate, the court has ruled. Guvamombe who is facing charges of criminal abuse of office wanted to be tried at the higher court which seems a little relaxed than the Magistrate’s court for fear of being tried by his subordinates...
Government has reacted with anger to statements by the MDC that they intend to overthrow President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government before 2023 due to the economic crisis. In a statement issued on Monday, secretary for Information Nick Ndavaningi Mangwana said government was not taking MDC deputy chairperson Job Sikhala's utterances that...
Harare - Government has begun a crackdown on illegal money changers which it blames for fuelling the wild speculation of foreign exchange rates causing major commodity shortages across the country. On Thursday, the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) together with the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) began a crackdown in Harare’s central business...
A N. Richards employee together with three other accomplices have been dragged to court on four counts of theft after they allegedly stole groceries worth over $4 000 from supermarket. Kelvin Tagarika (24), Petros Mutogo (24), Tobias Mlambo (32) and Nickwell Furangi (34) appeared before Harare Magistrate Rumbidzai Mugwagwa facing...
MDC Alliance members apparently aligned to vice-president Elias Mudzuri have called for a February congress arguing that party president Nelson Chamisa’s term has expired after he took over from founding leader Morgan Tsvangirai. MDC Alliance members were involved in violent skirmishes on Tuesday as...
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