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Old Mutual Insurance Co loses $41 000

Sheillah Mapani Herald Reporter Old Mutual Insurance Company Private Limited is suing one of its insurance agents for stealing more than $40 000 that was paid for insurance cover. Francis Motsi appea...
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Chigumba wins 8-year land dispute

Fidelis Munyoro Chief Court Reporter The eight-year-long land dispute pitting Chitungwiza South legislator Cde Christopher Chigumba and a housing co-operative has been put to rest after the High Cour...
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Kereke appeal deferred

Fidelis Munyoro Chief Court Reporter Former Bikita West parliamentarian Munyaradzi Kereke’s appeal against both conviction and sentence for raping an underage girl was on Tuesday deferred to a later ...
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Cop suspended for insulting superior

Crime Reporter A 38-YEAR-OLD policeman who allegedly insulted chief police spokesperson Senior Assistant Commissioner Charity Charamba by labelling her “an idiot” for not condemning public lawlessnes...
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Fake roadblock robbers jailed

Fungai Lupande Court Reporter Three police officers who connived with three civilians —two of whom are father and son — to rob an Indian investor of $56 000 at a fake roadblock in Belvedere, Harare, ...
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Man up for bestiality

Chipo Sabeta in Chinhoyi A Murombedzi man was caught sexually abusing a dog belonging to a local businessman in the kitchen. Tapiwa Mwinga (34) has since appeared before Chinhoyi magistrate Ms Letwin...
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Police launch blitz on illegal meat vendors

Munyaradzi Musiiwa Midlands Bureau POLICE have launched a nationwide clampdown on illegal meat vendors and backyard food outlets as part of measures to fight livestock theft. The operation, codenamed...
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Thieving rapist jailed 19 years

Tendai Rupapa Senior Court Reporter A robber who broke into a tuckshop where the female shopkeeper was sleeping and stole all the goods before raping her twice at knife point, was yesterday sentenced...
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Duo fined for tortoise possession

Victor Maphosa Herald Reporter A Domboshava man and his colleague were yesterday fined $100 each or four months in prison for illegal possession of a tortoise. Zhuwawu Kahuni (36) and Wilbert Tafiren...
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Man goes berserk, torches mother’s hut

Freedom Mupanedemo Midlands Bureau A man from Somabula, outside Gweru, allegedly used a wire to secure from outside, the door of a hut in which his mother and two siblings were sleeping and set it on...
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Cash, gold stolen from exhibit room

Court Reporter An official in the Ministry of Justice and Legal Affairs in charge of exhibits at the Harare Magistrates’ Courts allegedly stole various exhibits which included $990 and fake United St...
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Fungisai fined $200 for negligent driving

Fungai Lupande Court Reporter Musician Fungisai Zvakavapano was yesterday fined $200 for negligent driving. Zvakavapano (36) caused a road traffic accident when she drove too close to a vehicle and f...
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Interpol gears for indaba

Crime Reporter INTERPOL secretary-general Dr Jürgen Stock says member countries need to come up with an international response to regional and international crime threats, as the organisation prepare...