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Police foil water demo in Gwanda, activists arrested

17 November 2014 | 1951 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 | 4366 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 | 4055 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 | 1866 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 | 1791 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 | 2428 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 | 2109 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 | 4172 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 | 5707 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

Prostitute jailed for false rape report

01 November 2014 | 2077 Views
A GWANDA prostitute will spend six months in jail for fabricating rape charges in an attempt to fix a client who demanded his money back after they had engaged in sex.The commercial sex worker...
by Marvelous Moyo

Copper wire thieves ambushed, arrested

31 October 2014 | 1645 Views
ZVISHAVANE - A FOUR member syndicate was on Wednesday arrested for stealing copper syndicate weighing 500 kg from the Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC)The ...
by Staff reporter

Ex- cop 'steals' $5000 from doctor

21 October 2014 | 2662 Views
A FORMER cop has appeared in court on allegations of extorting US$5 000 from a medical doctor, after accusing him of buying a stolen medical machine. Basil Kichima, 36, appeared in court minus...
by Staff Reporter

Wife saves boyfriend's number as 'malume'

21 October 2014 | 6893 Views
A 34-YEAR-OLD man allegedly bashed his wife after she received a call on her mobile phone from a suspected boyfriend, whose number was saved as "Malume".This came to light yesterday when Richa...
by Staff reporter

23 Namibians nabbed over fake Zimbabwean qualifications

21 October 2014 | 3163 Views
WINDHOEK - Twenty-three Namibians were arrested by the police last week for allegedly possessing fake qualifications obtained from bogus colleges in Zimbabwe.The young men and women had allege...
by Staff reporter

Man in trouble for selling crocodile eggs

20 October 2014 | 3878 Views
A 35 year old Harare man was last week arrested for illegal possession of and selling crocodile eggs.The man whose name could not be ascertained was arrested at Joina City last weekend car...
by Staff reporter

Man bites wife's nose in a fist fight

15 October 2014 | 2284 Views
A HARARE woman is battling for her life at a local hospital after she was bashed by her husband who went on to bite her nose in a domestic violence case.Abiot Canu (32) had a misunderstanding with...
by Tendai Rupapa

Briton nabbed over fake Zimbabwean marriage certificate

13 October 2014 | 4457 Views
A PROSPECTIVE British investor, Kenneth Vincent Grant Coker, was last week nabbed by immigration officials after he allegedly entered into a fraudulent marriage with a United Kingdom-based Zimbabwean...
by Staff reporter

Zimbo arrested for operating bogus college in SA

13 October 2014 | 1819 Views
Johannesburg - A Zimbabwean national accused of running a bogus FET college in Tzaneen, Limpopo, has been arrested for fraud, police said on Saturday.The 26-year-old man faces charges of...
by Staff Reporter

Serial house breakers nabbed after 10 years in hiding

13 October 2014 | 2871 Views
BEITBRIDGE - POLICE have arrested three men who have been on the police wanted list for over 10 years in connection with several cases of unlawful entry and theft in the town.Patrick ...
by Staff reporter

Zimbabwean man arrested for running a bogus college in SA

12 October 2014 | 4778 Views
Tzaneen - A Zimbabwean national accused of running a bogus FET college in Tzaneen, Limpopo, has been arrested for fraud, police said on Saturday.The 26-year-old man faces charges of fraud invo...
by Sapa

Cop killer taxi man nabbed

11 October 2014 | 3923 Views
Police have nabbed the suspected cop killer who allegedly caused the death of Bulawayo traffic police Inspector Chingwe by dragging him for about 100m along 12th Ave before the cop fell on the tar...
by Staff Reporter

Byo drug paddlers busted

04 October 2014 | 4334 Views
LUCKY ran out of two drug dealers in Bulawayo on Wednesday when police pounced on them following a tip and found them in possession of illegal drugs with a street value of $4,240.Miseli Ndlov...
by Staff Reporter

Man arrested for farting

30 September 2014 | 2605 Views
46-year-old Malcolm Gill, from Longfield Avenue in Dalton, has been arrested after farting in a police officer's face twice.He also admitted referring to the policeman as 'You black b*****...
by Staff reporter

Citizen arrest for street kids 'sodomiser'

29 September 2014 | 4298 Views
AN alleged sodomiser's mission to abuse street kids in Bulawayo came to a violent end when a mob took matters into their own hands before taking him to the police.The man was apprehended afte...
by Sibhekisipho Fayayo

Top UK preacher nabbed

26 September 2014 | 1985 Views
London - British  police on Thursday arrested nine men including leading radical preacher Anjem Choudary in London on suspicion of links to the banned extremist group Al-Muhajiroun.The ar...
by Staff Reporter

Police arrest gun-toting vagrant

25 September 2014 | 3044 Views
A GUN-TOTING homeless man caused terror in Gweru after waving a gun at passersby.Panic-stricken residents called police shortly after 8AM on Monday to report an armed man in a wooded area near...
by Timoth Makohliso

Notorious robbers arrested

22 September 2014 | 4535 Views
Police have arrested robbers and thieves who have been terrorising residents of the greater part of Harare - recovering property worth more than $12 000.Harare police spokesperson Memory Pami...
by Staff reporter

Woman, sons gang up to resist arrest

14 September 2014 | 1354 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 | 3989 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 | 5134 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 | 1423 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 | 9037 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 | 2167 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 | 3525 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 | 2532 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 | 3814 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 | 2125 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 | 2206 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 | 5198 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 | 3139 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 | 2949 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 | 3418 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 | 4344 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 | 3676 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 | 3994 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 | 1970 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 | 3272 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 | 3154 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 | 2284 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 | 2533 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

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