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Crime & Courts

Mail and Telegraph Crime and Courts News

MDC-Alliance principal Tendai Biti has made an application for exception of charges indicating that the current charges he was facing do not constitute a criminal offence. Biti appeared before Harare Magistrate, Gloria Takundwa with the application for exception of the charges being laid against him. Through his lawyer Beatrice Mthetwa, Biti...
Harare - Controversial businessman and socialite Genius Ginimbi Kadungure's application for temporary release of passport has been granted by a Harare magistrate. The application was granted by Harare magistrate Vongai Muchuchuti and he was ordered to return it on March 18. His bail conditions in line with reporting have been...
Former ZANU PF legislator Psychology Maziwisa and veteran broadcaster Oscar Pambuka who were each  convicted and sentenced to a total 78 months jail term, have on Wednesday  been granted $800 bail pending appeal to the High Court. Their lawyer Jonathan Samukange made the successful...
Harare - A Harare man has been hauled before court on allegations of fraud after having conned his company of a total ZAR 170 000 after supplying false account details for the purchase of pipes.  Tichaona Murakwami (43), an operations manager at a local gas company has been dragged to court...
Margaret Matibiri The trial of the jailed former Energy and Power Development Minister Samuel Undenge in connection with a case in which Intratrek Zimbabwe was corruptly awarded the Gwanda solar power plant tender by Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) has begun. Through his lawyer Alec Muchadehama, Undenge denied the charges indicating that...
Harare - A member of the  Zimbabwe National Army has been dragged before a Harare magistrate  court facing  two counts of robbery after he allegedly ganged up his accomplice to rob money changers getting away with over $1000 USD. Noresr Nyasora(29), and his accomplices Tichaona Sorera(27)...
Mt Pleasant legislator Samuel Banda’s trial in a matter which he allegedly falsified his home address during electoral registration to enable him to represent the constituency has opened a can of worms as witnesses say they rigged. The State’s first witness Warship Dumba has...
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...
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...
THREE police officers based in Chipinge have appeared in court for allegedly robbing a villager of property worth $350 at gunpoint in a botched macadamia nuts deal. Alex Shati (32), Innocent Masimba (27) and Cedrick Godknows Singo (26), all stationed at Chipinge Police Station were not formally charged when they...
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