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'Fugitive drug dealer' arrested

15 December 2014 | 1765 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

Killer Brother arrested in gay athlete's murder

12 December 2014 | 6466 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 | 2775 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 | 4959 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 | 3434 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 | 3661 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 | 3981 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 | 3767 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 | 3186 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 | 3388 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 | 1871 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

Jabulani Sibanda arrested for undermining Mugabe

29 November 2014 | 10656 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 | 7113 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 | 3001 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 | 2207 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 | 2338 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 | 4974 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 | 4275 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 | 2073 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 | 1908 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 | 2547 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 | 2300 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 | 4329 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 | 5894 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 | 2186 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 | 1722 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

Wife saves boyfriend's number as 'malume'

21 October 2014 | 7176 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 | 3261 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 | 4017 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 | 2386 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 | 4609 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 | 1904 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 | 2999 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 | 4886 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 | 4047 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 | 4471 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 | 2690 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 | 4386 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 | 2103 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 | 3141 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 | 4643 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

'Chief' Ndiweni arrested

12 September 2014 | 4125 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 | 5227 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 | 1486 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 | 9199 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 | 2233 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 | 3599 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 | 2638 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 | 3971 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 | 2168 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

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