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Crime & Courts

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Harare - MDC Alliance  deputy national chairmanTendai Biti has filed an appealat the High Court challenging his conviction by a Harare magistrate on allegations of contravening the Electoral Act. The former finance minister was last week convicted of two counts of contravening the Electoral Act after he announced 2018 election declaring...
Harare - This#Flag leader Evan Mawarire has put the State on notice as he intends to make an application of refusal of further remand if they do not issue a trial date for him on his next appearance. Mawarire was arrested in January following the violence that rocked Harare and some...
Harare The officer-in-charge of Borrowdale Police Station, Simbarashe Sibanda (40) has been slapped with a four year jail term for scalding his wife over relish. Harare Magistrate Jessy Kufa sentenced Sibanda to an effective three year jail term after one year was suspended on condition of good behaviour. He was facing...
A Harare magistrate has carried out an inspection in loco at the Zimbabwe Airways  offices in a bid to understand the testimony given by a former employees who told the court that he had eavesdrop the detention saga of the former Head of the legal department. Harare Magistrate, Victoria Mashamba...
Harare - Four police officers who assaulted a suspected robber before detaining him without following the law,  have been dragged to court over assault charges. Robson Pumero alleges that he was assaulted by drunk police officers in 2017  and his leg was broken. Pumero dragged the gang of four officers to the...
Harare - A Harare magistrate on Monday lashed at some police officers who were allegedly using on-going trials of public violence protestors to carry out their investigations, saying the move intimidated witnesses to testify freely. Magistrate Hosiah Mujaya lashed at police officers who were caught jotting down notes during trial saying...
Harare - Harare Magistrate Gloria Takundwa has sentenced MDC Alliance Vice Chairperson Tendai Biti to a total of 6 months and 7 days in jail on two counts of violating the electoral act. On the first count, Biti was sentenced to 7 days in prison, which has been wholly suspended on...
Harare - Zimbabwe's former finance minister, and MDC Alliance Vice President Tendai Biti has been found guilty of contravening the electoral act. He faced two charges, one of announcing the results and declaring Nelson Chamisa as President. Biti was charged after the violent August 01 protests that turned deadly. The protests...
Harare - The Prophetic Healing Deliverance Ministries led by Walter Magaya which pocketed close to US $30 000 000 from church regalia, anointing oil, holy water sells and running a guests house at Yadah Hotel has been dragged to court on allegations of tax invasion. PHD represented by a member of...
Harare - A Harare magistrate court has dismissed an application filed by Nyanga South MP Supa Mandiwanzira for n for exception of charges on abuse of office over a NetOne tender. Magistrate Elijah Makomo dismissed the application on the basis that when the alleged offense was committed, he was a minister...
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