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Chinese national arrested in Zimbabwe

23 July 2014 | 2402 Views
A Chinese national Wongai Huo has been arrested by police after 33 000 rounds of assorted ammunition were discovered at his offices in Harare's Msasa area.Huo (51) was also found in possession...
by Staff reporter

Political party leader, supporters locked up

15 July 2014 | 1788 Views
LITTLE known Transform Zimbabwe (TZ) political party leader Jacob Chengedzeni Satiya Ngarivhume and 13 party supporters were arrested and detained at the Gweru Central Police Station on charges of bre...
by Staff Reporter

MDC-T factional fights, deputy Mayor of Chegutu arrested

08 July 2014 | 2097 Views
The MDC-T deputy Mayor of Chegutu has been arrested following an alleged physical assault on a female member of the party.Edias Ticharwa, together with the Chegutu West chairman Gift Konjana a...
by Tichaona Sibanda

ZUJ condemns arrest of female Daily News journalist

07 July 2014 | 2825 Views
The Zimbabwe Union of Journalists (ZUJ) has described the recent detention by Police of Daily News reporter Helen Kadirire as both unacceptable and a disgrace to Zimbabwe."The Union would...
by Staff Reporter

Mugabe's neighbour issued with warrant of arrest

27 June 2014 | 1587 Views
President Mugabe's neighbour, Michael Pazarangu (55), accused of setting his dogs to hunt buck at the President's private residence in Borrowdale yesterday changed his plea of not guilty to guilt...
by Fungai Lupande

Govt employees arrested for stealing food handouts

24 June 2014 | 2427 Views
TWO government employees arrested last Saturday on charges of stealing food handouts donated by well-wishers to flood victims at Chingwizi camp in Masvingo briefly appeared at the Chiredzi Magistrates...
by Staff Reporter

Crash chopper pilot arrested again

24 June 2014 | 2886 Views
A SOUTH African businessman recently freed on bail pending an appeal for flying in and out of Zimbabwe illegally has been arrested again for threatening to "fix" a Gwanda councillor.Fredrick ...
by Marvelous Moyo

Top Cop nabbed for extortion

21 June 2014 | 4813 Views
A senior cop in Bulawayo's Criminal Investigations Department (CID) frauds section has been arrested for extortion and fraud.Police sources say Detective Chief Inspector Machinga was arres...
by Staff Reporter

Sunday Mail editor arrested for publications he did, says the police

20 June 2014 | 2787 Views
The Sunday Mail editor Edmund Kudzayi was arrested last night after a police swoop at his home and his office at Herald House, with the police saying the arrest had something to do "with publications ...
by Lloyd Gumbo

Sunday Mail editor hands himself to police, arrested

19 June 2014 | 3674 Views
ARMED police today raided Herald House in search of Sunday Mail editor Edmund Kudzayi in a connection with a matter that the security agents have not yet disclosed.Police this morning also ca...
by Staff reporter

Breaking: Jonathan Moyo faces arrest?

19 June 2014 | 11260 Views
MDC-T policician and prodigal son Job Sikhala claims that the purge this morning on editors of Zimbabwe Independent, Sunday Mail and Chronicle is a precursor to a planned arrest on Information Medi...
by Staff Reporter

Bulawayo woman arrested for smuggling explosives into SA

17 June 2014 | 3739 Views
SOUTH African police have arrested a 41-year-old Bulawayo woman for allegedly smuggling a consignment of 80 detonators into that country through the Beitbridge Border Post. Limpopo police spo...
by Thupeyo Muleyo

Court official arrested for demanding bribe

15 June 2014 | 2295 Views
A COURT official working at the Bulawayo High Court, Civil Division was arrested and suspended from work after he allegedly demanded a $50 bribe from a member of the public who sought assistance with...
by Thulani Ndlovu

Cop grabs female colleague's breast, squeeze her waistline

15 June 2014 | 4444 Views
A 23-YEAR-OLD Gweru officer has appeared in court on allegations of f*ndling a female colleague during an anti-corruption raid.Johnson Makonye, who is based at Gweru Rural Camp, allegedly ...
by Staff reporter

Man fined for using father-in-law's passport

09 June 2014 | 2579 Views
A Harare man who stole his father-in-law's passport with the intention of going to the United Kingdom and was arrested at Bole International Airport, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, has been fined $100....
by Tendai Mugido

Toy-gun robbers arrested

06 June 2014 | 2442 Views
THREE Bulawayo men who went on a robbery spree using a toy gun ran out of luck after members of the public discovered their tricks and effected a citizen's arrest. The amateur robbers, Franci...
by Auxilia Katongomara

Madzibaba arrested for clowning with a ZRP uniform

05 June 2014 | 5124 Views
A member of the now notorious Masowe Cult has been arrested after a picture of him in a police uniform went viral on the internet.The man from Westlea in Harare only identified as Madzibab...
by Staff Reporter

Mupositori denied bail

05 June 2014 | 1075 Views
HARARE - The number of Vapositori arrested for beating up police officers and journalists last week, is now 28 after one of them was yesterday denied bail.Just like the rest of the Vapositori...
by Staff Reporter

3 traffic cops arrested at roadblock for receiving bribes

04 June 2014 | 4074 Views
An alert Assistant Inspector in Gweru intercepted three police officers manning a roadblock after spotting them receiving bribes from commuter omnibus crews and immediately arrested them. The ...
by Staff reporter

Bev arrested over her explicit dancing

03 June 2014 | 9350 Views
Raunchy dancer Beverley Sibanda has been arrested. The popular performer is yet to be charged but suspicion is that she has been  nabbed for her explicit dancing.Police spokesperson As...
by Staff reporter

WhatsApp messages sell out thief

31 May 2014 | 2778 Views
A MASVINGO serial thief was sold out by WhatsApp messages he sent to friends of one of his victims, leading to his arrest.Funwell Bvudzijena, 41, of Mucheke suburb was convicted on his own ple...
by Walter Mswazie

Man arrested for stealing $20,000 from accident scene

31 May 2014 | 2514 Views
A Karoi man has been arrested on allegations of stealing $20 000 from a car following an accident in Chikuti area along the Harare-Chirundu Highway that killed Defence Minister Dr Sydney Sekeramayi's ...
by Crime Reporter

Man who set wife and kids ablaze over food nabbed

30 May 2014 | 2112 Views
POLICE have arrested a Mutare man who disappeared after burning his wife and two children by dousing them with a highly flammable liquid following a dispute over isitshwala.Joseph Mudzemwe (36...
by Staff Reporter

Couple arrested for stoning a neighbour

28 May 2014 | 2537 Views
A MANDAVA high-density suburb couple in Zvishavane could face a long jail term if found guilty of attempted murder for allegedly stoning a neighbour in the early hours of Monday morning.L...
by Staff reporter

Villagers arrested for apprehending a gang of well known cattle rustlers

26 May 2014 | 4434 Views
Villagers from Dendele Village of Beitbridge are up in arms against the police for arresting a group of young people from their village who assaulted and apprehended a gang of well known cattle ...
by Staff Reporters

Genius Kadungure arrested for defrauding top Zanu-PF politicians

24 May 2014 | 6703 Views
Harare socialite and businessperson known for his penchant for lavish parties, Genius Kadungure, was on Thursday arrested on allegations of fraud, The Zimbabwe Mail reported.The businessma...
by Staff reporter

Four Zimbabweans arrested in SA crime blitz

23 May 2014 | 3815 Views
Four Zimbabweans were arrested in South Africa following a police raid on Tuesday that saw 60 other people being picked up for committing a spate of robberies in that country.According to Limp...
by Daniel Kachere

200 war vets arrested for invading a sugarcane estate

22 May 2014 | 1812 Views
ABOUT 200 war veterans were arrested for invading Tongaat Hullets' sugarcane estates in Chiredzi between the last weekend and yesterday.The arrested war veterans are largely from the Tshangani...
by Staff reporter

100 people arrested daily at Beitbridge

20 May 2014 | 4188 Views
More than 100 people a day are crossing illegally into South Africa as the Department of Immigration battles to police the Limpopo River border.Assistant regional immigration officer at Beitbr...
by Staff reporter

'Prophet' skips rape trial, warrant of arrest issued

19 May 2014 | 3433 Views
CHITUNGWIZA magistrate Estere Chivasa has issued a warrant of arrest for self-styled "prophet" Admire Dovi, who allegedly skipped trial last Thursday in a matter where he is accused of raping a 15-ye...
by Staff reporter

Man arrested over death of inherited wife's lover

18 May 2014 | 3311 Views
A KWEKWE man, who had been appointed by his family to sleep with his brother's wife, found the woman pants down with another man in the presence of her impotent husband.This did not go down w...
by Freedom Mupanedemo

Kasukuwere worker faces possible arrest

18 May 2014 | 1687 Views
An individual who worked for Minister Saviour Kasukuwere during his stint at the helm of the Youth, Indigenisation and Empowerment portfolio faces possible arrest after computer hackers discovered the...
by Staff Reporter

Zimbabwe student leaders arrested over fees

17 May 2014 | 3240 Views
Two student leaders from the Zimbabwe National Students Union (Zinasu) were on Thursday arrested in the Midlands capital, Gweru, after addressing their colleagues on tertiary education tuition....
by Staff reporter

97 arrested for election-related crimes in SA

07 May 2014 | 1553 Views
Pretoria - Ninety-seven people have been arrested for election-related crimes and 131 cases registered, the National Joint Operational and Intelligence Structure (Natjoints) said on Wednesday....
by Staff Reporter

Bosso's Munyaradzi Diya arrested

06 May 2014 | 12120 Views
HIGHLANDERS FC goalkeeper Munyaradzi Diya was on Sunday arrested for rowdy behaviour after demanding free entry into Babourfields (BF) Stadium during the home's team's league match with Caps United....
by Staff reporter

Arrest voters who feigned illiteracy

05 May 2014 | 2118 Views
VILLAGERS in Zanu-PF's stronghold, Mashonaland Central on Friday demanded that Parliament should include in the Electoral Amendment Bill a clause that ensured voters who feigned illiteracy at pollin...
by Staff reporter

Zanu PF official nabbed for theft, assault

03 May 2014 | 2583 Views
CHITUNGWIZA - Zanu PF councillor for Zengeza Ward 7, Charamba Mlambo (30), yesterday appeared in court with two others on allegations of stealing property worth $960 from a Chitungwiza man before assa...
by Staff Reporter

Macheso face arrest: report

02 May 2014 | 6760 Views
Police have advised Tafadzwa Mapako, the estranged wife of sungura ace Alick Macheso, to lodge a formal report if allegations she made that he ejaculated in the mouth of his child to treat a sunken f...
by Fidelis Munyoro

9 residents arrested for demonstrating against council

01 May 2014 | 1899 Views
NINE Masvingo residents were on Tuesday arrested and detained overnight at Masvingo Police Station after they staged a demonstration denouncing council for poor service delivery.The residents...
by Staff Reporter

3 nabbed for possession of explosives

30 April 2014 | 2831 Views
Johannesburg - Limpopo police said three men had been arrested at the Beit Bridge border post on Wednesday when they were caught allegedly attempting to transport illegal explosives from South Africa ...
by Staff Reporter

MDC-T's Mwonzora arrested

30 April 2014 | 5270 Views
MDC-T spokesperson Douglas Mwonzora was yesterday arrested for allegedly assaulting a party youth member for aligning himself to secretary-general Tendai Biti's faction which is calling for leadershi...
by Staff Reporter

MDC condemns arrests of journalists

29 April 2014 | 1516 Views
The Movement for Democratic Change led by Welshman Ncube on Tuesday said they are "appalled by the continued arrest and harassment of journalists during their course of duty."MDC National ...
by Ndou Paul

Magistrate and prosecutor arrested for conning prisoner

28 April 2014 | 4157 Views
A Nkayi magistrate, prosecutor and a prison guard have been arrested for allegedly duping a rape suspect into paying them a heifer, believing it was for bail.The trio, Thabekhulu Dube, Maxwell...
by Staff Reporter

'Jesus' nabbed after threatening to kill prominent businessman

28 April 2014 | 2299 Views
A BULAWAYO man who caused a stir early this year after he claimed to be "Jesus" was on Saturday arrested for allegedly threatening to kill a prominent businessman who refused to give him money....
by Staff Reporter

Man arrested over bogus court orders

24 April 2014 | 1750 Views
A Bulawayo man, sucked into a new fake High Court order scam that has rocked the judiciary system, has been arrested.Vision Sithole was arrested after the High Court launched investigations i...
by Staff reporter

6 women on a stealing spree

20 April 2014 | 2415 Views
Six Bulawayo women including one who is eight months pregnant went on a stealing spree in Maphisa where they looted groceries and electrical gadgets from several shops.The six, Duduzile Ngweny...
by Staff reporter

Zanu PF MP nabbed after firing three shots

19 April 2014 | 2985 Views
 HARARE - Mike Gava, Zanu PF's Mhondoro Ngezi Member of Parliament, is being held in police custody after running amok at the Kadoma Hotel and Conference Centre on Thursday, firing a volley of bu...
by Staff Reporter

Man stabbed on the buttock

16 April 2014 | 4320 Views
A MAN from Douglasdale in Bulawayo who is employed at Bonzo mine in Hope Fountain who is accused of stabbing another mine worker on the buttock on Monday complained that police starved him for a ...
by Staff reporter

MDC-T MP arrested for rape still in custody

16 April 2014 | 1595 Views
The MDC-T Binga North Member of Parliament Prince Madubeko Sibanda who was arrested on Monday on allegations of drugging, raping and infecting a 17-year-old girl with a sexually-transmitted infection ...
by Crime Reporter

Wife stabber arrested

15 April 2014 | 2636 Views
A man from Pumula in Bulawayo who stabbed his estranged wife seven times and went into hiding has been arrested after a manhunt that started early this month.Vusumuzi Thusi appeared in court y...
by Filbert Ruwende

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