Courts And Crime

May 24, 2019
By Mary Taruvinga NATIONAL Pharmaceutical Company (NatPharm) managing director Newman Madzikwa was Thursday acquitted of a case in which he was accused of corruptly awarding a $10 million tender to a Danish medicines supplier. Senior regional magistrate Hosea Mujaya acquitted Madzikwa at the close of State’s case saying the...
Magistrate acquitted on bashing, kidnapping maid claims
May 23, 2019
Bulawayo Correspondent Esigodini resident magistrate, Tawanda Muchemwa, who has been facing charges of...
Chivayo trial stalls as State fails to subpoena accomplice
May 22, 2019
By Mary Taruvinga CONTROVERSIAL businessman, Wicknell Chivayo’s trial failed to commence for umpteenth...
$US168k fraud accused ZMDC bosses trial commences
May 22, 2019
By Mary Taruvinga ZIMBABWE Mining Development Corporation (ZMDC) acting general manager Luke Akino...
Jail break attempt: Gumbura files High Court appeal against magistrate’s ruling
May 20, 2019
By Mary Taruvinga JAILED cleric Robert Martin Gumbura, together with six other inmates...
NatPharm boss seeks acquittal
May 17, 2019
By Mary Taruvinga National Pharmaceutical Company (NatPharm) managing director Newman Madzikwa is seeking...

May 17, 2019
By Mary Taruvinga ZIMBABWE Power Company (ZPC) secretary and legal advisor Norah Tsitsi Tsomondo Thursday walked out of court a free woman after she was acquitted for concealing a transaction from her principals in a $1 billion Hwange expansion tender. Harare magistrate Lucy Mungwari found her not guilty after...
Diamond company boss up for tender fraud, freed on $2 000 bail
May 15, 2019
By Mary Taruvinga Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZMDC) chief executive officer Morris Mpofu...
Bulawayo man (52) kills lover over text messages
May 15, 2019
Bulawayo Correspondent A 52-year-old Bulawayo man has been arrested for allegedly killing his...
State witness declared hostile after supporting graft accused ex-minister
May 15, 2019
By Mary Taruvinga FORMER National Pharmaceutical Company board chair, George Washaya is in...
Buyanga, ex’s child fight spills into High Court
May 15, 2019
By Mary Taruvinga SOUTH Africa based Zimbabwean businessman, Frank Buyanga, who is embroiled...
Mandiwanzira demands apology from PG Hodzi
May 14, 2019
By Mary Taruvinga Former Information Communication Technology (ICT) minister Supa Mandiwanzira has demanded...

May 13, 2019
By Mary Taruvinga A HARARE junior police officer who allegedly raped his teenage stepdaughter before killing her in cold blood was hauled before the courts on Monday facing murder charges. Moses Nigel Jalasi (27) appeared before a Harare magistrate who advised him to apply for bail at the High...
PG requests Buyanga baby mama’s docket “for management”
May 10, 2019
By Mary Taruvinga PROSECUTOR General (PG), Kumbirai Hodzi is currently handling the docket...
One year on: Chombo’s trial stalls, gets passport back
May 10, 2019
By Mary Taruvinga FORMER Cabinet Minister Ignatius Chombo, who facing corruption charges was...
Mandiwanzira application for passport dismissed
May 8, 2019
By Mary Taruvinga HARARE Regional Magistrate Elijah Makomo has dismissed an application by...
Hwende’s bid for freedom hits brickwall, complains arrest based on speculation
May 7, 2019
By Mary Taruvinga MDC Kuwadzana East MP, Chalton Hwende’s bid for freedom flopped...
Mzembi’s co-accused complains over continuous court appearance
May 7, 2019
By Mary Taruvinga FORMER Cabinet Minister, Walter Mzembi’s alleged accomplices in his pending...

May 7, 2019
By Mary Taruvinga MDC MP for Mount Pleasant, Samuel Banda could not hide his joy after he was acquitted of presenting a false residential address to the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) before last year’s general elections. Banda walked out of court a free man, after Harare Magistrate Learnmore Mapiye...
Fresh trouble for Chivayo as State seeks joint charge with bribe receiver
May 6, 2019
By Mary Taruvinga CONTROVERSIAL businessman, Wicknell Chivayo’s court woes are refusing to go...
Ex-top bureaucrat Gudyanga freedom bid flops
May 6, 2019
By Mary Taruvinga FORMER Mines and Mining Development permanent secretary, Francis Gudyanga’s attempt...
Siblings team up with dad to bash mom
May 4, 2019
By Mary Taruvinga A Norton mother is heartbroken after her daughter and son...
Con-woman up for $21k fraud
May 3, 2019
By Court Reporter A 30-year-old old Harare woman was on Friday taken to...
Soldiers in court for armed robbery
May 2, 2019
By Mary Taruvinga SIX men one of whom has been confirmed as a...

May 2, 2019
By Mary Taruvinga A Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) officer has been hospitalised after she was attacked by a Harare female vendor while trying to arrest her. Faithful Makombe is currently hospitalised at Parirenyatwa Hospital Ward B8 after she was attacked by thirty-six-year-old Memory Chamada of Epworth. Chamada appeared before...
St Giles bus driver up for raping hand-capped juvenile
May 2, 2019
By Mary Taruvinga A 65-year-old bus driver, at St Giles special school, was...
School owner in court for threatening to shoot doctor over school noise
May 1, 2019
By Mashonaland  East Correspondent Marondera: A private school owner here, has appeared before...
Teenager arrested, jailed 9 years for poaching
May 1, 2019
By Staff Reporter AN 18-year-old Hurungwe boy, has been jailed nine years after...
Guvamombe trial stopped, ray of light for beleaguered magistrates’ boss
May 1, 2019
By Mary Taruvinga HIGH Court Judge Justice Edith Mushore has ordered a stay...
Top civil servant nails fraud accused GMB bosses
April 30, 2019
By Mary Taruvinga A senior bureaucrat has accused senior executives at the Grain...

April 29, 2019
By Mary Taruvinga MDC MP for Mount Pleasant, Samuel Banda who is being accused of presenting a false residential address to the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) before last year’s general elections has claimed that the losing candidate reported a case against him out of hatred Banda was giving his...
State struggles with Kadungure tax evasion investigation
April 29, 2019
By Mary Taruvinga A Harare Magistrate has been forced to agree to a...
Man kills brother for restraining him from assaulting his wife
April 29, 2019
By Staff Reporter Mutare: A Marange man in Manicaland fatally stabbed his cousin...
Graft accused Mangoma, ZESA bosses unsuccessfully challenge court documents
April 26, 2019
By Mary Taruvinga OPPOSITION politician and former Cabinet Minister, Elton Mangoma who is...
Seven rhino poaching Chinese nationals finally freed
April 25, 2019
Bulawayo Correspondent A Bulawayo High Court judge on Thursday granted bail to seven...
Norton council, church in soup over builder’s electrocution
April 24, 2019
By Mary Taruvinga THE Norton Town Council and a local church are in...

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