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Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Crime & Courts

Mail and Telegraph Crime and Courts News

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...
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...
Former mines ministry secretary Francis Gudyanga will on June 3 make an application to testify in camera away from members of the public. He will make the application because he wants to disclose classified government information which cannot be heard in an open court. Gudyanga is answering to accussations of misappropriating...
The Prosecutor who consented to the release of Ignatius Chombo’s passport, Tapiwa Kasema is now under fire as he is now being accused of criminal abuse of office as a public officer. Kasame appeared before Provincial magistrate Vongai Muchuchuti who released him on $150 bail coupled with reporting conditions. Prosecutor Moses...
Former Foreign Affairs minister Walter Mzembi has landed himself in hot soup. He is now on a red alert and a wanted person for failing to show up to court. Mzembi has a warrant of arrest issued against him. The State has sought assistance through the International police (Interpol) to...
A regional Magistrate has ruled that the former NatPharm board chair is hostile in a matter in which he is testifying against the former health and child care minister Dr David Parirenyatwa. This came after the State through Brian Vito had applied to impeach Dr George Washaya as he did...
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