Suluman Chimbetu

Sulu wants maintenance fees reduced

Tendai Rupapa Senior Court Reporter Orchestra Dendera Kings leader Sulumani Chimbetu has applied for the reduction of his contribution towards the upkeep of two minor children he sired with ex-wife M...
Morgan Tsvangirai

‘Tsvangirai a pathological liar’

Daniel Nemukuyu Senior Court Reporter MDC-T leader Mr Morgan Tsvangirai has been labelled a pathological liar, who professes ignorance of the fact that he is being sued by his home boy over the faile...
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Inmate ‘cashes’ his way to freedom

Tendai Rupapa Senior Court Reporter Senior prison officers at Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison in Harare allegedly assisted a convict to escape from prison in a bid to hide potentially incriminating...
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Cop accused of abuse of office

Primrose Nyanzero Herald Reporter A police officer has been hauled to court on allegations of abuse of office after he reportedly demanded sexual favours from a complainant who had visited the statio...
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Ex-Town Clerk clings to council vehicle

Daniel Nemukuyu Senior Court Reporter Former Chitungwiza town clerk Mr George Makunde, whose contract of employment expired in August this year, is clinging to the local authority’s Land Cruiser V8. ...
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Widow loses hubby’s pension to lover

Lovemore Meya Court Correspondent A Chitungwiza Central Hospital nurse lost over $14 000, which included a lump sum payment of her late husband’s pension and $2 000 compensation for damages made to h...
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Armed robbery spree lands 4 in custody

Tendai Rupapa Senior Court Reporter Four men allegedly stole a pistol from a security guard who was on duty and used it to commit robberies in Harare, getting away with jewellery and valuables worth ...
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Uncle cleared of 1999 ‘rape’

Tendai Rupapa Senior Court Reporter A 67-year-old man, who was being accused of raping his brother’s daughter in 1999, was last Friday acquitted by a Harare magistrate due to lack of evidence. The co...
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Cop-bashing vendor fined

Tendai Rupapa Senior Court Reporter A ROGUE vendor who assaulted a police officer conducting his duties has been fined $300 or risks going to prison for four months. In addition, Barnabas Mwanaka (35...
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Cops steal $260k gold

Tendai Rupapa Senior Court Reporter TWO policemen allegedly obtained a fake search warrant which they used to gain access into a Harare businessman’s house where they stole gold worth $262 000 that w...
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14 years for raping girl (3)

Lovemore Meya Court Correspondent A 20-year-old Chitungwiza man, who raped his co-tenant’s three-year-old daughter while the mother was cooking in the next room was last Friday sentenced to an effect...
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Man fined for possessing 0.002g of dagga

Primrose Nyanzero Herald Reporter A 25-year-old man from Chitsvatsva Village, Seke, was fined $30 after he was convicted for possessing 0,002 grammes of dagga which he had forcibly snatched from an a...
Stendrick Zvorwadza

Zvorwadza in court for insulting President

Fungai Lupande Court Reporter National Vendors Union of Zimbabwe’s chairperson Stendrick Zvorwadza has appeared in court on allegations of insulting President Mugabe after he called for the removal o...
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Four jailed for growing mbanje

Amanda Chikari Midlands Reporter FOUR women from Mberengwa have been jailed for cultivating mbanje for commercial purposes. Pomedzerai Moyo (39), Farai Livombo (41), Svodai Moyo (47), and Shambadzira...
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Man fined for breaking into lover’s room

Primrose Nyanzero Herald Reporter The 34-year-old Chitungwiza man, who smashed doors and windowpanes to get into his girlfriend’s room, was fined $100 (or 50 days) after he was convicted of malicious...