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UPDATED: Four years for attempted rape

Tendai Rupapa Senior Court Reporter A 33-year-old man was last week sentenced to four years in prison for attempting to rape a 14-year-old girl, who had turned down his love proposal.
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BAZ contests Kwese ruling

Daniel Nemukuyu Senior Court Reporter— The Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) has approached the Supreme Court contesting a High Court decision allowing Econet Media Limited (Mauritius) t...
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Crowhill Farm in eviction U-turn

Daniel Nemukuyu Senior Court Reporter Crowhill Farm (Pvt) Ltd last week made a U-turn and withdrew a High Court application in which it sought eviction of Mrs Florence Pambukani from prime land measu...
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$5 airtime row turns fatal

From Patrick Chitumba in Gweru A 30-year–old gold panner from Mberengwa was murdered by his uncle, a fellow gold panner, over a $5 airtime recharge card. Dulis Munatsa of Kaguvi Village under Chief M...
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Residents bash hospital boss

Lovemore Meya Court Correspondent A Chitungwiza Central Hospital chief counsellor was assaulted by residents, who caught him urinating in public. Reki Jimu (46), who is also a pastor, was beaten up b...

Carnival thief claims juju fix

Fungai Lupande Court Reporter A man, who stole a mobile phone at the Carnival Music Concert in Harare last week, was yesterday remanded in custody after he complained of pain while in the dock, claim...
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MMCZ saga: Gudyanga testifies in camera

Fungai Lupande Court Reporter Former Secretary for Mines and Mining Development Professor Francis Gudyanga yesterday gave his evidence in camera after the court insisted that he reveals the informati...
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Bindura Mine bosses vanish with $2,7m

Freeman Razemba Crime Reporter Police have launched a manhunt for two senior officials from a local company, ASA Resource Group Plc, on allegations of defrauding Bindura Nickel Corporation Mine (Troj...
Elias Musakwa (second left) arrives at the Harare Magistrates’ Court in the company of his lawyers yesterday. —  Picture by Lee Maidza.

Musakwa acquitted

Fungai Lupande Court Reporter Gospel musician-cum-politician Elias Musakwa (48) was last Friday acquitted on allegations of threatening to shoot his neighbour after being reported to the police for m...
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Fungisai Zvakavapano in the dock

Fungai Lupande Court Reporter Musician Fungisai Zvakavapano yesterday appeared in court on allegations of negligent driving after bumping into a vehicle she was following too closely. Zvakavapano (36...
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Govt acts on child prostitutes

Nyemudzai Kakore Herald Correspondent Government last Friday dispatched teams to Epworth, Caledonia, Hopley and Hatcliffe in Harare to identify and profile children engaging in prostitution for survi...
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Man sodomises grandson

Tendai Rupapa Senior Court Reporter In a suspected ritual case, a 58-year-old man allegedly sodomised his 10-year-old grandson, and after the act broke a clay pot at the gate, while seemingly utterin...