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Woman, sons gang up to resist arrest

14 September 2014 | 1204 Views
There was drama recently in the Empumalanga township of Hwange when a 46-year-old woman teamed up with her two children to resist arrest following a report that she had unlawfully borrowed money....
by Staff reporter

'Chief' Ndiweni arrested

12 September 2014 | 3559 Views
RECENTLY appointed Ntabazinduna chief, Nhlanhlayamangwe Felix Ndiweni, was reportedly arrested at the weekend over a case of alleged arson committed in Esigodini, Matabeleland South last year. ...
by Staff reporter

'CIO agent' nabbed

09 September 2014 | 4668 Views
A bogus Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO) officer was arrested at Charge Office Bus Terminus last weekend.Courage Zaranyika is alleged to have been in the business of threatening peo...
by Staff reporter

Hubby basher arrested

06 September 2014 | 1167 Views
A BULAWAYO man is seeking protection against his abusive wife and the couple's son who are allegedly in the habit of ganging up to beat him up. Ernest Moyo, who is in his 60s, claimed before B...
by Auxilia Katongomara

Agribank armed robbers arrested 2 hours later counting loot at river

03 September 2014 | 8530 Views
In a classic example of stupidity in crime, police have arrested one of the three armed robbers who raided Agribank at Maphisa in Kezi and got away with about $100 000 on Tuesday.Detectiv...
by Staff Reporter

Man arrested for stabbing his mother

03 September 2014 | 1925 Views
A 41-year-old man allegedly stabbed his mum to death at the Naturena extension 19 in Johannesburg.Junior Mlotshwa (40) said that he's known the man and his mum ever since they moved to the...
by Staff reporter

Man arrested for undressing in court

27 August 2014 | 3248 Views
AN IRATE Mutare man who pulled his trousers down to expose his boxer shorts in a bid to convince the magistrate that his wife was not doing the laundry at their matrimonial home was arrested on Monday...
by Staff reporter

Soldiers arrested for assaulting cops

21 August 2014 | 2125 Views
THREE soldiers appeared in court on Tuesday for allegedly assaulting police officers who had arrested their friends at a business centre in Chiredzi.The three, Obert Chauke, 23, Hlawalawi...
by Tawanda Mangoma

Hip-enlargement drugs syndicate nabbed

17 August 2014 | 3352 Views
THE Medicines Control Authority of Zimbabwe has busted a drug smuggling syndicate that was specialising in illegally importing hip-enlargement drugs, skin lightening creams and cough mixtures abused b...
by Staff Reporter

SA based Zimbabweans arrested for stashing explosives in loaf of bread

15 August 2014 | 1791 Views
Three South Africa-based Zimbabweans have been arrested after they were found in possession of explosives stashed in a loaf of bread which they allegedly wanted to use to blow-up safes and steal money...
by George Maponga

Six Dembare supporters arrested in connection with murder of Bosso fan

13 August 2014 | 1984 Views
SIX suspected Dynamos Football Club supporters have been charged in connection with Saturday's murder of a Highlanders Football Club fan after the volatile Premier Soccer League (PSL) match at Barbou...
by Staff Reporter

30 Zimbabweans arrested in Johannesburg - WhatsApp update

12 August 2014 | 4769 Views
11:01am, 12 Aug - ‪+27 81 *** ****‬: 30 Zimbabweans have been arrested in Johannesburg east Benoni for not producing their passports at Escourt estate area this happened today early around 08...
by Eye witness

Malayitsha held in SA with 24 illegal Ethiopians

12 August 2014 | 2838 Views
A ZIMBABWEAN cross border transporter was arrested in Johannesburg on Thursday carrying 24 undocumented Ethiopians to an unknown destination.Traffic police stopped the 16-seater white Toyo...
by Staff reporter

Soldier stabs workmates for trying to apprehend him

11 August 2014 | 2707 Views
A Zimbabwe National Army soldier allegedly stole cash and a computer from Manyame Air Base canteen before stabbing two of his workmates who tried to apprehend him.Joseph Zinyembe (30) also es...
by Tendai Rupapa

Imminent arrests of CMED bosses

06 August 2014 | 3228 Views
The CMED Pvt Ltd $3 million fuel scandal has exploded with the government transport operator's board recommending the arrest of managing director Davison Mhaka and fuels manager Brian Manjengwa. ...
by Staff reporter

Mum sells baby for R4,000, spends money on booze

05 August 2014 | 4168 Views
A 34-year-old woman from Katlehong, Ekurhuleni, SA, has confessed to selling her baby for R4 000.She told local chief, Richard Mdlalose, that her six-month-old baby boy was allegedly in the ...
by Staff reporter

Warrant of arrest ZNA fraudster

05 August 2014 | 3468 Views
A BULAWAYO magistrate has issued a warrant of arrest for a city woman who swindled her business partner of $10,500 after claiming to have struck a lucrative tender deal to supply 600 pairs of shoe...
by Mashudu Netsianda

Three businessmen arrested for smuggling clothes

04 August 2014 | 3753 Views
THREE Harare businessmen last week appeared before Victoria Falls magistrate Sharon Rosemani facing charges of smuggling after a failed bid to bribe a police officer with $300 to help them evade duty....
by Staff Reporter

Bogus war vet arrested

03 August 2014 | 1786 Views
A 51-year-old Shamva man was on Friday sentenced to four years in prison for defrauding the State of more than US$15 000 after posing as a liberation fighter and accessing benefits under the War V...
by Staff Reporter

14 Zimbabweans remanded in SA

25 July 2014 | 3158 Views
THE trial of 14 Zimbabweans who were intercepted  by South African police last week for smuggling explosives worth R350,000 has been postponed to August 6.South African police arreste...
by Staff reporter

Chinese national arrested in Zimbabwe

23 July 2014 | 3013 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 | 2126 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 | 2390 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 | 3078 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 | 1827 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 | 2815 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 | 3116 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 | 5118 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 | 3075 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 | 3973 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 | 11533 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 | 4019 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 | 2501 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 | 4680 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 | 2831 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 | 2673 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 | 5399 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 | 1375 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 | 4371 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 | 9685 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 | 3102 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 | 2698 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 | 2442 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 | 2768 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 | 4721 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 | 7120 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 | 4092 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 | 1996 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 | 4440 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 | 3685 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

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