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Teacher cleared of rape

Fungai Lupande Court Reporter A man who owns Charlie’s College in Budiriro 1, Harare, was yesterday freed after a 17-year-old student he was accused of raping told the court that they were lovers.
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BUSE wins land case

Tendai Rupapa Senior Court Reporter The High Court has settled the land dispute involving Bindura University of Science Education and S.O.S Children’s Village Association of Zimbabwe after ruling tha...
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Zaha, liquidator on collision course

Herald Reporter Lawyers representing Zimbabwe Amalgamated Housing Association (Zaha) have written to the Master of the High Court asking him to cause the liquidator of Allied Bank to hold the overdue...
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Late CMED boss ‘depressed, suicidal’

Fungai Lupande Court Reporter A doctor who treated the late board chairman of CMED (Pvt) Ltd and managing director of Nemchen (Pvt), Mr Leslie John Denn, of depression has said the man had work-relat...
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Drug mule a flight risk: Prosecutor

Fungai Lupande Court Reporter A self-proclaimed prostitute who was arrested at the Harare International Airport with 3,8 kilogrammes of cocaine worth $304 000 concealed in 11 shirts in her luggage wa...
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Businessman on the run

Crime Reporter A Harare-based businessman, who is wanted by police over a fraud case involving close to $500 000 after he allegedly sold two properties belonging to a company in Kadoma, has since gon...
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Govt moves to curb gold smuggling

Walter Nyamukondiwa Chinhoyi Bureau GOVERNMENT is introducing a raft of measures including making it mandatory for gold milling plants to install technologies such as computerised weighbridges to con...
Corruption

‘Bring corrupt officials to book’

Daniel Nemukuyu Senior Reporter Religious leaders and politicians have expressed concern over the protection given to “some thieves and corrupt officials” who are stealing public funds and stalling t...
GOATS

Police call for stiffer rustling penalties

Sukulwenkosi Dube-Matutu Plumtree Correspondent Police are lobbying the Attorney-General’s Office to ensure that the mandatory sentence for stock theft is increased from nine to 30 years per beast an...
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Suspected gold smuggler acquitted

Fidelis Munyoro Chief Court Reporter A Harare man who was arrested while allegedly trying to smuggle 11,4 kilogrammes of gold through the Plumtree Border Post, is now a free man after he was acquitte...
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Man up for extortion

Tendai Rupapa Senior Court Reporter A member of the Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO) was arrested on allegations of demanding $1 200 from a woman who needed police clearance to do charity work...

Man sells hired cars

Sharon Chiware Midlands Reporter A man has been arrested for allegedly stealing two vehicles worth $44 000 from a Gweru vehicle rental company before selling them in Zvishavane. Kelvin Padzarandora (...
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Reprieve for Chikumba

Fidelis Munyoro Chief Court Reporter Former Air Zimbabwe chief executive Peter Chikumba yesterday got a reprieve after the High Court extended his bail until the Supreme Court decides on his fresh ap...
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SA drug mule not pregnant: Scan

Fungai Lupande Court Reporter The South African woman suspected of smuggling cocaine into Zimbabwe after ingested body packs were detected in her stomach is in fact not pregnant, another scan has rev...
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Man impregnates stepdaughter

Tendai Rupapa Senior Court Reporter A prison officer allegedly raped and impregnated his 12-year-old step-daughter while his wife was away. It is the State’s case that the matter came to light when t...