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Hip-enlargement drugs syndicate nabbed

17 August 2014 | 2948 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 | 1464 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 | 1813 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 | 4372 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 | 2553 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 | 2511 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

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

05 August 2014 | 4012 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

Three businessmen arrested for smuggling clothes

04 August 2014 | 3596 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 | 1600 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 | 3026 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 | 2816 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 | 1934 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 | 2249 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

Govt employees arrested for stealing food handouts

24 June 2014 | 2548 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 | 3001 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 | 4938 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 | 2871 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 | 3775 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

Bulawayo woman arrested for smuggling explosives into SA

17 June 2014 | 3855 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 | 2395 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 | 4560 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 | 2653 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 | 2539 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 | 5261 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 | 1144 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 | 4155 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 | 9523 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 | 2885 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 | 2596 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 | 2221 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 | 2602 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 | 4523 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 | 6909 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 | 3910 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 | 1883 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 | 4256 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

Man arrested over death of inherited wife's lover

18 May 2014 | 3388 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

Zimbabwe student leaders arrested over fees

17 May 2014 | 3327 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 | 1624 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 | 12278 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

Zanu PF official nabbed for theft, assault

03 May 2014 | 2660 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

9 residents arrested for demonstrating against council

01 May 2014 | 1960 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 | 2886 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 | 5382 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

Magistrate and prosecutor arrested for conning prisoner

28 April 2014 | 4231 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 | 2368 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 | 1814 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 | 2503 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 | 3054 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 | 4384 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

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