All posts tagged: police


Cops in trouble for stealing Harare prophet’s car, cash

By Court Reporter A Harare prophet recently lost $16 000 in both cash and property to three police officers who allegedly forced him to admit to a charge of fraud so that he could give away his money and car to buy his freedom. The three police officers are Reginald Musuma (31), Samson Tazviwana (27)

Police spokesperson Charity Charamba

Police ban cell phones, laptops from ConCourt poll challenge hearing

By Staff Reporter POLICE have banned the carrying of cell phones and other electronic gadgets into the Constitutional Court (ConCourt) premises for Wednesday’s poll challenge hearing with suggestions the highly anticipated process could spill into Thursday. “The Zimbabwe Republic Police wishes to inform the nation that people who will be attending the Constitutional Court on

Tendai Biti

Biti’s brother up for car theft, claims police torture

By Court Reporter MDC Alliance co-principal Tendai Biti’s brother, Stephen Tirivangani Biti was Wednesday dragged to court after he was allegedly caught driving a stolen car. Tirivangani appeared before Harare magistrate Milton Serima being charged with contravening the Customs and Exercise Act, alternatively, smuggling. He was released on $50 bail before he was remanded to

Mnangagwa blasts police invasion on Chamisa presser

By Staff Reporter PRESIDENT-elect Emmerson Mnangagwa has condemned and further promised to investigate the police invasion of a Harare hotel where MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa was scheduled to address the media on his party’s position over the outcome of the just ended national elections. Some police officers in anti-riot gear stormed Bronte Hotel to

Obert Mpofu

Police to investigate ED, Chamisa poll related violations, says Mpofu

By Staff Reporter HOME Affairs Minister Obert Mpofu says police will investigate cases of alleged violation of the Electoral Act by President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his main challenger Nelson Chamisa of MDC Alliance. The two are accused of breaching provisions of the electoral law which forbid any form of campaign activity within 48 hours of

ZEC presses criminal charges against Chamisa, Mnangagwa?

By Staff Reporter THE Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) says it has reported two presidential candidates of Monday’s election to police on claims they violated the Electoral Act which forbids any campaign activity 24 hours of the plebiscite. Addressing the media Monday afternoon, Chigumba said the electoral body noted with concern, continued violation of the law

Police called as MDC supporters storm police voting venue in Bulawayo

By Bulawayo Correspondent ANTI-RIOT police were called in to disperse hordes of MDC Alliance supporters who had stormed Bulawayo’s Ross Camp to “monitor” the police postal voting process which spilled into Friday. Zimbabwe’s poll processes were thrown into fresh controversy Thursday when police officers were summoned to cast their postal ballots in front of their