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Cop escapes jail after stealing friend's certificates

28 January 2015 | 2538 Views
A POLICE officer stationed at Mzilikazi Police Station was lucky to escape jail sentence after being found guilty of stealing a friend's academic certificates. Melusi Ndlera was accused by fr...
by Sibhekisipho Fayayo

Job Sikhala's parents engaged witchdoctors to avenge his arrest

28 January 2015 | 2516 Views
FIREBRAND MDC-T founding member and former St Marys MP Job Sikhala has sensationally claimed that people who tortured him during his incarceration as he faced treason charges are dead or mentally dist...
by Staff reporter

Five more land barons arrested

27 January 2015 | 1978 Views
Five more members of the Eastiville consortium have been arrested in connection with the illegal sale of state land at Caledonia and Solomio Hoffman farms bordering Ruwa and Mabvuku.The lates...
by Staff Reporter

Land baron nabbed

26 January 2015 | 3057 Views
A housing co-operative chairman was yesterday arrested at a meeting that was being addressed by Local Government, Public Works and National Housing Minister Ignatius Chombo for pocketing thousands ...
by Municipal Reporter

SA based fugitive's reign of terror ends

26 January 2015 | 3301 Views
A Notorious robber who terrorised Bulawayo residents through murder, robbery and rape, appeared in court facing 10 counts of robbery and three counts of rape.Birthwell Sibanda, 22, of Old Pumu...
by Auxilia Katongomara

Cop catches men stroking and m-sturbating in car

24 January 2015 | 6957 Views
TWO Bulawayo men were caught pants down while m-sturbating inside their parked car at a secluded place on Thursday around 3AM, a magistrate heard yesterday. Rodney Joseph, 36, of North End su...
by Mashudu Netsianda

Fake US dollar notes dealer arrested

24 January 2015 | 1738 Views
A FAKE money dealer was last week nabbed at a local Eco-cash agent booth when he tried to use $150 fake notes.Appearing before senior Mutare magistrate Mrs Sekai Chiundura, Admire Zvidzai Sak...
by Tinasher Hazvide

Pangolin poachers arrested in Zimbabwe

22 January 2015 | 1141 Views
Police in Zimbabwe have arrested five pangolin poachers in two separate incidents, a conservation group said on Wednesday.The officers also managed to rescue one injured female pangolin or...
by Sapa

8 Zimbabweans arrested in SA

22 January 2015 | 3148 Views
EIGHT Zimbabweans, believed to be behind a syndicate committing armed robberies and hijacking trucks and delivery goods in and around Gauteng Province, have been arrested by the South African Police....
by Crime Reporter

Zimbabwe DJ arrested

20 January 2015 | 5512 Views
There was drama at the Civil Court in Harare after popular Star FM disc jockey Ndumiso Dube also known as DJ Sky Walker was arrested for defaulting a maintenance statement. Dube was nabbed...
by Staff reporter

Man in trouble for wearing police uniform

19 January 2015 | 2957 Views
A MAN from Mahatshula North, who was arrested while wearing a full police uniform, and being in possession of handcuffs, is on the run after he defaulted court appearance.Ekem Ncube (35) was ...
by Staff reporter

ZRP arrests increase by 100%

18 January 2015 | 2227 Views
The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) Support Unit arrested 79 704 offenders in 2014 compared to 39 091 for the same period in 2013, translating to a 100% increase in arrests.Speaking on behalf o...
by Staff reporter

Traffic cops arrested for mounting roadblocks

17 January 2015 | 5546 Views
CAN it be classified as an act of heroism or simply a nasty up bringing that shapes the character of three unemployed Bulawayo men who reportedly made thousands of dollars from unsuspecting motorists ...
by Gibson Mhaka

3 nabbed for robbing taxis

16 January 2015 | 1817 Views
TWO MEN from Filabusi and one from Bulawayo have been locked up in remand prison after they allegedly hijacked two private taxis and robbed drivers of the vehicles, which they took to sell in Harare....
by Staff reporter

2 arrested over fake SA asylum documents

15 January 2015 | 3416 Views
Johannesburg - Two men were arrested after being found with fake asylum documents in Honeydew, Johannesburg in the early hours of Thursday morning, metro police said.The men were arrested...
by Sapa

Serial housebreaker finally arrested

14 January 2015 | 1727 Views
A serial thief who broke into 24 houses in Gweru's Guinea Fowl area and stole household goods worth nearly $4,000 was yesterday sentenced to four-and-a-half years in prison.Tawanda Garira, 25,...
by Timoth Makohliso

Man up for house party savage stabbing rampage

13 January 2015 | 2748 Views
A MAN has been charged with attempted murder following a savage stabbing rampage at a house party.Vezinhlalo Sibanda, 22, of Nkulumane suburb in Bulawayo, drove a screw-driver into 28-year-old...
by Nokusa Masuku

Flamboyant Zimbabwean dealer jailed in the US

12 January 2015 | 5584 Views
UNITED STATES - Flamboyant Harare dealer and socialite Tonderai Sakupwanya, better known as Pound in the upmarket circles was on Wednesday sentenced to more than seven years in prison and ordered to p...
by Nigel Pfunde

SA cops attacked by passengers for soliciting bribes from Zimbabweans

11 January 2015 | 5145 Views
Two Polokwane policemen have been arrested for allegedly soliciting bribes from Zimbabweans, Limpopo police said on Sunday.They were arrested on Thursday after allegedly demanding payment ...
by Sapa

3 arrested over game products

11 January 2015 | 791 Views
THE Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority, through a joint operation with the Zimbabwe Republic Police, has recovered game products worth thousands of dollars hidden at two Harare houses, ...
by Staff reporter

South Africans, Zimbabweans nabbed for illegal diamond possession

07 January 2015 | 1746 Views
Two South Africa nationals and two Zimbabweans appeared in court yesterday on charges of illegally possessing diamonds. Posthumous Mark (47), Johannes Hendrick Nel (40), who are South Afri...
by Staff reporter

'Mujuru arrest inevitable'

06 January 2015 | 6574 Views
FORMER Vice-President Joice Mujuru's arrest increasingly seems inevitable, but political analysts warn it will be nothing more than a face saver for President Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace, who op...
by Staff reporter

Three Registrar-General's Office employees nabbed for ID fraud

03 January 2015 | 6594 Views
Three officials from the Registrar-General's Office and an ex-employee have been arrested on allegations of fraudulently facilitating the issuance of identity documents to Ugandan nationals. ...
by Crime Reporter

'Mini-skirt' attack, 2nd suspect nabbed

01 January 2015 | 3700 Views
POLICE have arrested another tout on allegations of stripping a 28-year-old woman at the Fourth Street commuter omnibus terminus in Harare last month.This brings to two the number of to...
by Staff Reporter

'Fugitive drug dealer' arrested

15 December 2014 | 2083 Views
A 38-year-old Epworth man, husband to Junica Chitanda recently convicted of dealing in dangerous drugs, after police officers recovered 72 kilogrammes from the duo, has been nabbed.Justice Ma...
by Staff reporter

Warrant of arrest for deputy mayor's ex-lover

15 December 2014 | 1952 Views
THE ex-lover of the Bulawayo deputy mayor Gift Banda, who had brought him to court over their child's maintenance arrears amounting to $2 400, but absconded, is still on the run after a Bulawayo magi...
by Staff reporter

Killer Brother arrested in gay athlete's murder

12 December 2014 | 6997 Views
Police have arrested Kelvin Sibanda who allegedly killed his gay athlete brother, popularly known as Samukeliso Sithole, on Wednesday night.Sibanda, who had been on the run since committ...
by Staff Reporter

19 South African policemen arrested for smuggling

10 December 2014 | 3153 Views
A TASK team led by South Africa's National Commissioner of Police, Riah Phiyega has arrested 19 police officers in Limpopo province for facilitating the smuggling of cigarettes from Zimbabwe into tha...
by Thupeyo Muleya

Serial robber crushed to death by haulage truck

09 December 2014 | 5193 Views
A HANDCUFFED robbery was on Thursday crushed into a pulp by a moving haulage truck after he allegedly jumped in front of the vehicle while being escorted by a police officer.  Peter Gush...
by Staff Reporter

5 in trouble over botched chicken deal

08 December 2014 | 3592 Views
A five-member gang landed in murky water after allegedly selling broiler "reject" chicks that later died to a prominent Ruwa businessman and commercial farmer Joseph Mutangadura and his colleague Aust...
by Court Reporter

Zimbabwean woman arrested over son's death in UK

08 December 2014 | 4001 Views
A Zimbabwean woman, Farai Chirashi, 32, has been arrested in Britain in connection with the death of her son, Scott, 5.Scott's body was found by police on Friday at his home in Alva, Clackmann...
by Staff Reporter

Jabulani Sibanda fined for making false report

05 December 2014 | 4171 Views
A 43-year-old man was dragged to court for allegedly making a false report to the police that he had been robbed of his gun when he lost it through negligence.Jabulani Sibanda of Tshabalala y...
by Thubelihle Mabhena

Soldier stabbed for hugging his girlfriend

03 December 2014 | 3964 Views
A SOLDIER slit open a colleague's stomach with a broken bottle allegedly because he was jealous of the way his mate kept intimately hugging his girlfriend.Khumbulani Mhlalelwa, 23, a soldier b...
by Sukulwenkosi Dube

Bus driver loses ear in passengers spat

01 December 2014 | 3349 Views
A KUKURA Kurerwa bus conductor bit off an Inter Africa Bus driver's ear in a fight over passengers. The two ply the Gweru-Zvishavane route.David Nyan'ara, 45, of Chikwikwi village under chief...
by Timoth Makohliso

Pair arrested for $53,000 fake hair

01 December 2014 | 3571 Views
TWO men have been dragged to court for allegedly stealing boxes of hair extensions valued at $53,000 from a Bulawayo-based Chinese businessman.Tinos Vheremu, 30, of Nkulumane 12 and Gram Mbal...
by Thubelihle Mabhena

'Black dollar' scam, Congolese man arrested

30 November 2014 | 2000 Views
A 39-YEAR-OLD man from the Democratic Republic of Congo was arrested for stealing $30 000 from a Bulawayo businessman whom he left with a "brick" of black dollar-sized paper.Basil Akono En...
by Mncedisi Buhali

Man chews cop's hand while resisting arrest

29 November 2014 | 3603 Views
A 31-yeear-old Bulawayo man is said to have allegedly chewed a police officer's hand and tried to stab him with an okapi knife as he violently resisted arrest. Hloniphani Nkomazana, appeared...
by Staff Reporter

Jabulani Sibanda arrested for undermining Mugabe

29 November 2014 | 10829 Views
OUSTED, renegade war veterans' leader Jabulani Sibanda was arrested in Bulawayo yesterday and will be charged under Section 33 of the Criminal Law (Codification and Reform) Act which criminalises und...
by Staff Reporter

'Jabulani Sibanda arrested' - Rumour

28 November 2014 | 7289 Views
Please note that Bulawayo24 does not edit WhatsApp updates. We publish them as sent by our readers and we do not disclose the sender's telephone Number....
by Concerned Citizen

Nine armed robbers arrested

26 November 2014 | 3190 Views
Nine Harare men, allegedly involved in a spate of armed robberies within the capital and getting away with property valued at more than $70 000, have been arrested.The accused of Ephraim Matiz...
by Staff Reporter

Robbers arrested after a shoot-out with cops

22 November 2014 | 2308 Views
Police arrested eight robbers after a shoot out in New Tafara, Harare, on Wednesday night.The group is believed to have committed a spate of armed robberies in the city. National Police spokes...
by Felex Share

Police foil water demo in Gwanda, activists arrested

17 November 2014 | 2460 Views
MATABELELAND SOUTH - A PLANNED street protest by residents against the local authority over perennial water woes bedevilling the Matabeleland South provincial capital, Gwanda, could not take place e...
by Staff Reporter

Pastor arrested over fake miracle

15 November 2014 | 5183 Views
A pastor who allegedly hired a woman to pose as a cripple and ‘healed’ her during a church service has been arrested in Ghana.The suspect, Jonas Abedi, 35, is being held together with the ...
by Staff reporter

Indian businessman nabbed in Harare

09 November 2014 | 4468 Views
AN Indian businessman has been arrested after he was found in possession of gold, diamonds and emeralds worth about US$1 million. Kassam Shiraaj (50), of Belvedere ...
by Tendai Rupapa

Businessman arrested for possessing $1 million minerals

08 November 2014 | 2146 Views
A HARARE businessman has been arrested after he was found in possession of gold, diamonds and emeralds worth about $1 million. Kassam Shiraaj, 50, of Belvedere in Harare, was found in possessi...
by Tendai Rupapa

Couple arrested for withdrawing children from school

07 November 2014 | 1993 Views
A couple belonging to the Vapostori Sect appeared in court on Wednesday after allegedly withdrawing their two children from school, claiming the country's education system was not in sync with th...
by Court Reporter

Man arrested for stealing mum's cellphone

07 November 2014 | 2636 Views
A 31-year-old man from Bulawayo's Nkulumane suburb has been arrested after his mother reported him to the police for stealing her cellphone. Tawana Moyo appeared before magistrate Temba Chim...
by Nokusa Masuku

Three gun-totting vagrants arrested for armed robbery

06 November 2014 | 2393 Views
GWERU - Police in Gweru have arrested three more vagrants in connection with a case involving a fellow gun toting vagrant who was convicted in September.The three, Vincent Mutare,18, Tapi...
by Court Reporter

'Mugabe step down' activist arrested again

04 November 2014 | 4416 Views
DIEHARD activist Itai Dzamara who runs the infamous Occupy Africa Unity Square project calling President Mugabe to step down for presiding over a failed State has been arrested again for staging ...
by Staff Reporter

Woman nabbed for adult videos

04 November 2014 | 5997 Views
BULAWAYO - A 33-year-old Nkulumane woman has been fined $100 for possessing adult videos that were discovered in her purse after she had gone to make a police report for theft.Sukoluhle Dube e...
by Staff Reporter

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