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Crime & Courts

Mail and Telegraph Crime and Courts News

At least US$700 000 disbursed by the world’s soccer governing body Fifa disappeared from a Zifa account and found its way into private bank accounts of some of the association’s executive members, court documents have revealed. Zifa board member responsible for finance Philemon Machana received US$740 000 from the association’s...
A SENIOR public prosecutor stationed at Chivi magistrates court, Mr Nixon Chamisa has been suspended from work pending trial for alleged criminal abuse of office. He is accused of clandestinely releasing a vehicle that was being held as an exhibit in a robbery case before the same court. Masvingo provincial magistrate,...
Five Zimbabwe Republic Police officers have been arrested on charges of robbing a money changer of US$11 000 despite receiving a US$3 000 bribe to release US$200 000 they had confiscated. The five Tafadzwa Chidawa (31), Edward Selemani (33), Sydnie Mugambiwa (32), Tendai Mangena (37) and Richard Majome (34) appeared...
Youthful Member of Parliament for the MDC Alliance, Joanna Mamombe who was arrested yesterday has appeared before a Harare magistrate facing charges of Violating the Electoral Act. Mamombe has a pending issue before the same court where she is waiting for trial on allegations of subverting a constitutionally elected government...
Former Vice President Joice Mujuru has been forced to settle her debt amounting to US$452 000 with Peppy Motors that supplied tractors to her company, Ruzirun Investments, five years ago. Mujuru was dragged to the High Court as Peppy Motors, represented by its lawyer Mr Tapson Dzvetero, sought to recover...
High Court judge Justice Edith Mushore has refused to grant an interdict to stop the MDC from holding their congress which starts this friday  saying the matter was not urgent. MDC lawyer Thabani Mpofu confirmed the development. “Yah it is true the matter has been dismissed as nit being urgent. So...
Police have arrested three men, two drivers and a suspected buyer  who were in the habit of stealing part of President Mnangagwa’s maize deliveries to the Grain Marketing Board (GMB) depot in Chegutu. ZRP national police spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi confirmed that the suspects were in police custody. The trio...
A Harare business woman has dragged her controversial business partner to court in a bid to recover her equipment worth over USD$40 000 that was converted to her partners personal gain. Karen Bernadine Culfear approached the High Court seeking a Rei vindicatio order against ‘controversial’ businessman Tendai Chaponda who went behind...
A TOP official in the Justice ministry who operated a bogus theological college offering fake degrees to unsuspecting people in and around Marondera, was on Friday arraigned before magistrate Rumbidzai Munemo facing three counts of fraud. Denison Mazana (59), a Mashonaland East Provincial accountant with the ministry is being charged...
A MAN from Zvishavane allegedly grabbed a female drinking mate while they were walking back home, raped and strangled her before throwing her body into a sewage stream. This was reaveled to Zvishavane provincial magistrate Shepherd Mjanja on Wednesday when Daniel Simango (40) appeared before him, charged with murder. Simango was...
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