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6 women on a stealing spree

20 April 2014 | 1870 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 | 2598 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 | 3917 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

MDC-T MP arrested for rape still in custody

16 April 2014 | 1274 Views
The MDC-T Binga North Member of Parliament Prince Madubeko Sibanda who was arrested on Monday on allegations of drugging, raping and infecting a 17-year-old girl with a sexually-transmitted infection ...
by Crime Reporter

Wife stabber arrested

15 April 2014 | 2281 Views
A man from Pumula in Bulawayo who stabbed his estranged wife seven times and went into hiding has been arrested after a manhunt that started early this month.Vusumuzi Thusi appeared in court y...
by Filbert Ruwende

MP up for drugging and raping a 17 year old teenager

15 April 2014 | 2971 Views
VICTORIA Falls police are holding Binga North MP Prince Madubeko Sibanda (MDC-T) over claims that he drugged and raped a 17-year-old teenager.Sibanda handed himself over to police yesterday af...
by Leonard Ncube

2 Zimbabweans in SA court over explosives

13 April 2014 | 2098 Views
JOHANNESBURG - Two Zimbabwean nationals accused of possession of illegal explosives appeared in the Musina Magistrate’s Court in Limpopo on Friday.Victor Chaikambure (...
by Sapa

Bosso player arrested

11 April 2014 | 5919 Views
HIGHLANDERS' midfield engine and inspirational icon Peter "Rio" Moyo has been arrested for driving without a licence.The dreadlocked Rio was nabbed at a roadblock on his way to training o...
by Staff Reporter

Namibian students nabbed for overstaying in Zimbabwe

09 April 2014 | 2083 Views
TWO Namibian students, who are doing a course in Human Resources Management at Zimbabwe College in Bulawayo, have been found guilty of overstaying in the country after expiry of their study visas. ...
by Staff reporter

Israel 'sex pest' rabbi arrested in Zimbabwe

09 April 2014 | 2873 Views
A FUGITIVE rabbi from Jerusalem who allegedly fled Israel where he is said to be facing numerous sexual abuse charges was on Monday arrested at his Bulawayo hideout and appeared in court yesterday fac...
by Thandeka Moyo

Mother of 6 girls arrested for buying a baby boy

07 April 2014 | 3423 Views
50-year old Anne Soronnade, who allegedly bought a day-old baby boy for N600,000 ($3,700), has been arrested by the Imo State Police Command through its Anti-kidnapping Squad....
by Staff reporter

Breaking: Daily News Editor and reporter arrested

07 April 2014 | 3552 Views
Daily News Senior Reporter and Fungi Kwaramba was today summoned together with his editor Stanley Gama to appear at Highlands Police Station in Harare.The two were made to sign warned and ...
by Staff Reporter

Pathisa Nyathi's wife arrested for blowing $24,000

01 April 2014 | 5446 Views
ELIZABETH Nyathi, the headmistress of Amaswazi Primary School in Bulawayo's Luveve suburb, has been arrested for allegedly embezzling more than $24,000 in tuition fees and school development funds....
by Patrick Chitumba

Zim duo jailed in Belfast over card and cheque fraud

29 March 2014 | 2345 Views
BELFAST, Ireland - Two Zimbabwean men discovered in a north Belfast flat, which was being used as a counterfeiting factory, have been jailed for their roles in the enterprise. The factory was ...
by Staff Reporter

Drama as cops are arrested at roadblock

26 March 2014 | 13034 Views
Bulawayo residents were treated to a free movie as the anti-corruption unit swooped on police officers who were allegedly demanding bribes from motorists this morning (Wednesday).The dram...
by Bhebhe Mandla

Bogus detective arrested

25 March 2014 | 2519 Views
A Waterfalls, Harare, man who reportedly masqueraded as a police detective stationed at CID Vehicle Theft Department in Southerton allegedly duped unsuspecting motorists of money on the pretext of off...
by Court Reporter

MDC-T youth leader arrested

19 March 2014 | 4229 Views
The Zimbabwe Republic Police today arrested Leman Pwanyiwa an MDC-T Youth Organising Secretary for Shamva South and charged him with Criminal Nuisance as enshrined in {Section 46(2) of the Crimina...
by Staff Reporter

Gay activists arrested in Zimbabwe

13 March 2014 | 2285 Views
HARARE police on Wednesday raided a city hotel room where members of the Gays and Lesbians of Zimbabwe (GALZ) were conducting a training workshop and arrested two officials.Those arrested...
by Staff reporter

Zim man nabbed for drugs possession in the UK

13 March 2014 | 2501 Views
A ZIMBABWEAN reveller was caught trying to take drugs into a club in the United Kingdom.Failed asylum seeker Dalton Mtengwa blamed an unnamed man for handing him the packets of amphetamine ou...
by Staff reporter

60-year old man rapes critically ill neighbour's daughter

16 March 2014 | 3102 Views
A 60-year-old Beitbridge man has been slapped with a 12 year prison sentence for repeatedly raping his critically ill neighbour's 16-year-old daughter. Ntshabeni Mbedzi from Chief Stauze area ...
by Mafu Sithabile

Teenagers arrested for producing and circulating p*rn

09 March 2014 | 4069 Views
Police have arrested some teenagers in Harare over the production and circulation of p*rnographic material.The teenagers were arrested and were released into the custody of their parents and a...
by Staff reporter

Male nurse arrested for illegal abortions

09 March 2014 | 2086 Views
A GWANDA nurse has been arrested on allegations of engaging in unlawful termination of pregnancies.Moses Chipatiso (31) of Number 21, 6th Avenue in Gwanda Town and is employed at Jahunda Surg...
by Marvelous Moyo

Two nabbed for attempting to smuggle 5kg gold

02 March 2014 | 5247 Views
DETECTIVES from the Border Control and Minerals Unit have arrested two Harare men, one of them a British national, for attempting to smuggle 5kg of gold worth $212 085,92 into South Africa through th...
by Staff Reporter

Christ Embassy pastor arrested

22 February 2014 | 4913 Views
A 41-year-old Vic Falls-based Christ Embassy pastor, Dani Chuma was yesterday fined $300 for using a fake driver's licence.  Chuma, 41, of Mkhosana Township was convicted of using a forge...
by Staff Reporter

Mugabe pardoned trio at it again

22 February 2014 | 5697 Views
BARELY a day after release from Khami Maximum Prison on Presidential amnesty, three unrepentant Bulawayo men were at it again! The trio broke into a house in Nketa 7 suburb and stole a plasma ...
by Staff Reporter

Zanu-PF official arrested for trying to sell 15-year-old girl into sexual slavery

20 February 2014 | 4837 Views
Former Zanu-PF Bulawayo provincial officer Lillian Kandemiri has been arrested for allegedly defrauding a former prisoner of $40 000 and offering her 15-year-old niece as payment to offset the amo...
by Staff Reporter

Insurance company boss nabbed

18 February 2014 | 3018 Views
Police have arrested three Navistar Insurance Brokers Limited directors implicated in the Air Zimbabwe (Private) Limited scandal for allegedly defrauding the national airline of more than two million ...
by Peter Matambanadzo

Former cop who won R10m Lotto nabbed for robbery

06 February 2014 | 3601 Views
A 39-year-old former SA cop who won R10m Lotto payout some four-and-a-half years ago has been arrested for allegedly committing a house robbery.The Witness...
by Staff Reporter

Zim drug mule held in India

04 February 2014 | 1958 Views
A ZIMBABWEAN woman was arrested Monday for allgedly trying to smuggle narcotics worth about $96,000 out of India.Dzvetero Mtegwe Mcvee, 34, and Mozambican her companion Macamo Paulo Azarias, 2...
by Staff reporter

Agape for All Nations Ministries International, leader arrested

01 February 2014 | 10403 Views
Agape for All Nations Ministries International's church leader Archbishop Dr Walter Masocha was Thursday arrested in Scotland and charged with sexual and other offences.Dr Masocha is report...
by Moyo Roy

Student leaders still in police detention

29 January 2014 | 1824 Views
Twelve students from the Zimbabwe National Students Union (Zinasu), arrested while addressing other students at Harare Polytechnic College on Monday, are still detained at Harare Central Police Statio...
by Staff reporter

Harare Polytechnic students riot

27 January 2014 | 4384 Views
RIOT POLICE in Harare today broke up a demonstration staged at Harare Polytechnic by students protesting against the Ministry of Higher Education and government and arrested student's leader, ....
by Staff reporter

Man (24) rapes nine-year-old boy at knife-point

27 January 2014 | 2575 Views
A 24-year-old Hwange man has appeared in court charged with sodomising a nine-year-old boy at knifepoint.The accused (24) from Nekabandama village in Hwange pleaded not guilty and was remande...
by Staff Reporter

Binga shooting, suspect's arrested for cannabis

24 January 2014 | 2528 Views
THE wife of Robert Muleya, one of the suspects in the Binga shooting incident has been arrested after she was found in possession of 90 grammes of cannabis (mbanje).Muleya is one of the four ...
by Staff Reporter

5 000 suspects arrested for stock-theft

22 January 2014 | 1631 Views
OVER 5 000 suspects were arrested in one month for stock-theft and related crimes during a crackdown by police countrywide.During the operation, police arrested 100 suspects specifically for c...
by Staff Reporter

Former Chitungwiza mayor arrested

22 January 2014 | 3705 Views
Former Chitungwiza mayor Alderman Philimon Chipiyo was on Monday arrested for allegedly selling a residential stand which belonged to another home seeker. The former mayor is alleged to have t...
by Staff reporter

'Mugabe died and is being preserved in a freezer', teen arrested

18 January 2014 | 11917 Views
A teenager has been arrested for allegedly insulting President Robert Mugabe on Facebook.Gumisai Manduwa, 18, from Odzi, in Manicaland province was arrested on thursday for contravening Secti...
by Staff Reporter

Zim man fatally cuts open pregnant girlfriend to kill his unborn baby

15 January 2014 | 6583 Views
A 47-year-old Zimbabwean man has been arrested in connection with the murder of his pregnant South African girlfriend and her two-year-old daughter.The incident in Blydeville Village near Li...
by Staff Reporter

SA drug trafficker gets 15 years behind bars in Zim

09 January 2014 | 3637 Views
A 48-year-old South African woman who smuggled more than 2kg of cocaine concealed in envelopes glued on textbook covers was yesterday jailed for 15 years.Ncombo Theodorah Tobeka of Qweqwe Loc...
by Staff Reporter

Man nabbed for stabbing wife's 'lover' to death

08 January 2014 | 3204 Views
A Shamva man, 38, was fatally stabbed on New Year's Day after he was suspected of having an affair with a married woman.Mashonaland Central Provincial police spokesperson Inspector Memory Pami...
by Staff Reporter

Politician arrested, charged for comparing Zambian president to a potato

07 January 2014 | 2994 Views
An opposition politician in Zambia has been arrested and charged with defamation after he compared the president to a potato.Frank Bwalya allegedly described President Michael Sata as "chumbu...
by Staff Reporter

Police boss nabbed over unlicenced firearm, ammunition

03 January 2014 | 4273 Views
A senior police officer based in Beitbridge has been arrested at a roadblock along the Masvingo-Beitbridge highway after he was allegedly found in possession of an unlicenced firearm and ammunition st...
by Staff Reporter

Woman buries her newborn baby alive

03 January 2014 | 3386 Views
A Murehwa woman on Tuesday reportedly dumped her newborn baby girl in a shallow grave near her homestead, police said.Mashonaland East assistant provincial police spokesperson Assistant Inspec...
by Sta Reporter

Businessman nabbed for raping 12-year-old girl

02 January 2014 | 3669 Views
A Honde Valley businessman, 50, has been arrested on accusation of raping a 12-year-old girl. The businessman allegedly committed the crime in November but the matter only came to light recent...
by Staff Reporter Reporter

Man arrested for sodomising brother

02 January 2014 | 2687 Views
POLICE in Plumtree have arrested a 35-year-old Zimbabwean based in Botswana for allegedly sodomising his 15-year-old cousin brother twice. Christopher Phuthi of Mphoengs area in Mangwe yeste...
by Mafu Sithabile

Man in trouble after stealing car battery for Christmas

01 January 2014 | 2300 Views
A 27-year-old general worker at Mtshabezi Hospital landed him in trouble after he was convicted and fined for stealing a car battery to power his stereo for Christnmas.Ishmael Mpofu pleaded gu...
by Staff Reporter

Granny (70) nabbed over $70 000 mbanje

01 January 2014 | 2606 Views
POLICE in Bulawayo have arrested a 70-year-old woman from Gwabalanda suburb for possessing about 70kg of mbanje with a street value of almost $70 000.Josephine Sithole, who had hidden the mba...
by Mafu Sithabile

'Bogus' Chihuri driver arrested

31 December 2013 | 2933 Views
A 41-year-old Harare man who claimed that the car he was driving belonged to Police Commissioner-General Augustine Chihuri when he was stopped at a roadblock in Mbembesi recently, was arrested for imp...
by Staff Reporter

'Vuka Mthwakazi' T-Shirts lands two in police cells

23 December 2013 | 4100 Views
Police in Bulawayo on Sunday arrested two Mthwakazi Liberation Front (MLF) activists who were found in possession of banners and T-shirts inscribed with alleged "sensitive" information.Th...
by Staff Reporter

Murder suspect arrested after 10 years

23 December 2013 | 3192 Views
Police in Bulawayo have arrested a 36-year-old man, Gift Mutenga, who has been on the run for over a decade.Mutenga, one of the city's most wanted murder suspects, had been on the run for mor...
by Staff Reporter

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