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Stepmom assault boy (10) to death

21 May 2016 | 2839 Views
A ZVISHAVANE woman and her husband's friend were each slapped with eight year jail terms for assaulting the woman's 10-year-old stepson for three hours, leading to his death. The duo, Kainos S...
by Elizabeth Tsuro

Man, brothers assault lover's ex-hubby using shovel

21 May 2016 | 2845 Views
A MAN from Cowdray Park suburb in Bulawayo allegedly assaulted his girlfriend's ex-husband after a confrontation. Paul Gatsi, 28, together with his two brothers allegedly bashed Busani Ncube, ...
by Melody Baya

38 in court for assaulting municipal police

20 May 2016 | 1928 Views
Thirty-eight people, among them touts and commuter omnibus drivers, yesterday appeared in court for allegedly assaulting Harare Municipal police officers who were enforcing traffic by-laws.Tin...
by Prosper Dembedza

Man assault woman over second wife

10 May 2016 | 1031 Views
A man from Harare was dragged to the civil court by the first wife who accused him of assaulting her for the sake of pleasing his second wife who who always framed her.Sekai Bokotso dragged Co...
by Staff Reporter

Policewoman in court for pulling human rights activist’s genitals

09 May 2016 | 4434 Views
A police woman based at Masvingo Central Police Station, Constable Mercy Dzafunwa (26) will on Friday appear in court facing charges of assault and pulling the genitals of a human rights activist....
by Staff Reporter

Woman bashed for snooping on hubby's phone

04 May 2016 | 2523 Views
A Harare man assaulted his wife for accessing his mobile phone and going through his messages without his permission while he was asleep. Paul Nyambanyo (52) of Kambuzuma arrived home late and his wif...
by Tendai Rupapa

13 years for indecent assault over $1

03 May 2016 | 2782 Views
A 48-YEAR-OLD Inyathi security guard has been jailed for indecently assaulting a form three pupil whom he accused of attempting to extort US$1 from him. Collen Mpofu will serve 13 effective ye...
by Thandeka Moyo

Female cop assaulted, injured

26 April 2016 | 4219 Views
A FEMALE cop who is in a polygamous marriage was injured after she was assaulted by her husband's first wife for allegedly blocking him from fending for his children. Sibongile Moyo, 31, of Gw...
by Melody Baya

Assaulted for meddling in friend's love life

25 April 2016 | 2885 Views
A MAN has been admitted to the Intensive Care Unit at the United Bulawayo Hospitals (UBH) after his friend bashed him with a shovel. Khangelani Juba, 21, of Woondale in Umguza allegedly attacked fello...
by Melody Baya

Woman assaulted over extra-mital affair

22 April 2016 | 3176 Views
A 28-year-old Chishawasha woman allegedly assaulted a woman whom she suspected of having an extra marital affair with her husband, stripped her undergarment and disappeared with it, the court hear...
by Prosper Dembedza

Woman assaulted for not greeting

18 April 2016 | 4088 Views
A Kambuzuma man in Harare has been fined $30 for assaulting a woman whom he accused of not greeting him.Victor Manuel (37) was found guilty of assaulting Pamela Musambizi when he appeared befo...
by Staff Reporter

Wife assaults hubby, mother-in-law

14 April 2016 | 1984 Views
A MVUMA woman assaulted her husband and when he escaped to her mother's homestead, Siphilisiwe Chivasa, also attacked her mother-in-law accusing her of meddling in her son's marriage.Siphilisi...
by Patience Mutsiwi

Man fatally assaults niece over 'love affair'

13 April 2016 | 3405 Views
IN an incident that has left Chikonohono residents in Chinhoyi shocked, a 40-year-old man allegedly fatally assaulted the 19-year-old niece he was staying with after accusing her of having an affair w...
by Tedious Manyepo

Man forcibly demands sex after beating wife

21 March 2016 | 1587 Views
A 39-YEAR-OLD Mangwe man has been arraigned for forcibly inserting his finger into his wife's privates after she denied him sex. Khulisani Sibanda from Makhubu Village first beat up his wife, ...
by Sukulwenkosi Dube

'Cop assaulted me first'

12 March 2016 | 2037 Views
Assault is a crime and a Mutare man risks spending the next four months in prison if he fails to pay $200 fine after being convicted of assaulting a police officer.George Chipunza (34) pleaded...
by Tendai Gukutikwa

$100 fine for assaulting sister's ex-boyfriend

05 March 2016 | 885 Views
ASSAULTING his sister's ex-boyfriend for dumping her saw a Dangamvura man being fined $100.James Jakachira (24) of House Number N461B, Area C, Dangamvura last week appeared before senior Mutar...
by Letwin Mubonesi

Man in trouble for assaulting lover over rentals

18 February 2016 | 2466 Views
A man from  Empumalanga Township in Hwange who assaulted his girlfriend after she asked him to assist in paying her rentals has landed himself behind bars.William Ndlovu (38) pleaded guil...
by Stephen Jakes

Blind prostitute assaults reporter

09 February 2016 | 2538 Views
A BLIND prostitute allegedly teamed up with four men and assaulted a Sunday Mail journalist in Harare over a news article that appeared in the paper in 2012.Tendai Chara was on Saturday mornin...
by Staff reporter

Woman assaults neighbour over farm ownership

08 February 2016 | 756 Views
A woman reportedly teamed up with her three sons and severely assaulted their neighbour over ownership of a farm.Florence Munetsi allegedly ganged up with her sons Billy, Simon and Frank and b...
by Ivan Zhakata

MDC spokesperson assaulted by armed police officer

05 February 2016 | 1590 Views
The MDC led by Welshman Ncube spokes[person Kurauone Chihwayi has posted on Facebook that he was still recovering from the injuries he sustained when he was assaulted by a police officer at a minister...
by Stephen Jakes

MDC-T MP denies assault charges

04 February 2016 | 641 Views
ZENGEZA East Member of Parliament Alex Leon Musundire (MDC-T) is denying being part of a gang of 20 people who assaulted a 61-year-old man for unclear reasons saying the charge was politically motivat...
by Prosper Dembedza

Bishop in trouble for indecent assaulting three children

01 February 2016 | 2365 Views
HOLY Cross Church bishop and owner of Rekai Tangwena Children’s Home in Nyanga — Livingstone Tonderai Nerwande — is alleged to have indecently assaulted three vulnerable children at his orphanag...
by Staff Reporter

Male nurse suspended for beating up female patient in labour

01 February 2016 | 3364 Views
THE KZN Department of Health has reacted quickly to allegations of a male nurse attacking a woman in labour.The Daily Sun reported that department announced that a nurse implicated in the assa...
by Staff Reporter

Policeman jailed for assault

01 February 2016 | 1100 Views
A police officer stationed at Chitungwiza Police Station was last week sentenced to an effective six months in prison for assaulting a woman who had come to see her son at the station.Constabl...
by Lovemore Meya

Bishop sexually assaults three vulnerable children at orphanage

29 January 2016 | 3964 Views
HOLY Cross Church bishop and owner of Rekai Tangwena Children's Home in Nyanga - Livingstone Tonderai Nerwande - is alleged to have indecently assaulted three vulnerable children at his orphanage....
by Abel Zhakata

Police officer to appear in court for assaulting activist

19 January 2016 | 3833 Views
A police officer stationed at Glenorah Police Station, one Kapfunde, who was part of a group of riot police officer who ruthless beat up Rural Teachers Union of Zimbabwe (RTUZ) President, Obert Masaru...

2 women savagely beaten by boyfriends

15 January 2016 | 3198 Views
Two women were severely beaten and left for dead by their boyfriends in two separate incidents in Gweru's Mkoba high density suburbs....
by Staff reporter

Mom assaulted by son in inheritance row

15 January 2016 | 972 Views
A HARARE woman told the Civil Courts yesterday that her son has assaulted her several times following a dispute over ownership of her late husband's house, and that she regarded these assaults as atte...
by Ivan Zhakata

MDC-T MP assaults 60 year old man

13 January 2016 | 861 Views
Zengeza East Member of Parliament Alex Leon Musundire (MDC-T) allegedly ganged up with 20 people to assault a 61-year-old man, the court heard yesterday.The reasons for the assault were not cl...
by Fungai Jachi

Police bash Herald reporter

08 January 2016 | 1327 Views
Anti-riot police severely assaulted Herald correspondent Lovemore Meya while he was covering the violence that erupted in Chitungwiza between touts and residents on Tuesday.Meya, who sustained...
by Nyemudzai Kakore

Shebeen queen assaults patron

07 January 2016 | 1775 Views
A SHEBEEN queen from Pumula suburb was arrested for allegedly assaulting a customer with beer bottle on the forehead after he failed to pay $5 for the beer he had downed.Nonhlanhla Dube, 23, o...
by Melody Baya

Brutalised teachers during demo receive treatment

06 January 2016 | 3267 Views
The Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights Communications Officer Kumbirai Mafunda has indicated that  three Rural Teachers Union of Zimbabwe (RTUZ) leaders and a 26 year-old female activist, who were...
by Stephen Jakes

Woman assaults granny, locks her in house for 2 days

03 January 2016 | 993 Views
A BINGA woman recently stunned villagers when she attacked her grandmother using a walking stick and locked her inside a house for two days without giving her food, while allegedly accusing her of mak...
by Lackson Munkombwe

6 municipal cops up for assault

29 December 2015 | 1427 Views
Six Chitungwiza Municipality police officers allegedly teamed up and took turns to assault a commuter omnibus driver for demanding identification after they attempted to arrest him.Godfrey Map...
by Lovemore Meya

MDC-T supporter assaulted by colleague for being drunk and disrespectful to Tsvangirai

24 December 2015 | 1192 Views
A member of the MDC-T who attended the rally addressed by party leader Morgan Tsvangirai was reportedly assaulted by a colleague for being too drunk and disrespectful to the party leader during the ra...
by Stephen Jakes

Couple assaults Magaya's congregant over church operations

23 December 2015 | 2549 Views
A Budiriro couple  has been dragged to court for assaulting their neighbour on religious differences.Patricia Chatezvi and Elphas Mandevani pleaded not guilty to assault and remanded out ...
by Staff Reporter

Man assaults disabled wife

16 December 2015 | 2041 Views
A Harare man allegedly assaults his disabled wife whenever he comes home drunk knowing well that she cannot retaliate, a Harare Civil Court heard on Tuesday. Joseph Cleopas allegedly assaults his wife...
by Ivan Zhakata

Teenage wife bashes husband over phone call

14 December 2015 | 2126 Views
A TEENAGER from Hwange bashed her husband with a cooking stick and iron bar after he received a phone call she suspected was from a girlfriend. Sekai Mwembe, 19, was convicted on her own plea ...
by Leonard Ncube

Man weds friend ex-wife, assaulted

09 December 2015 | 3568 Views
There was drama at the Harare Magistrates' Courts yesterday when a man attacked his best friend who had just wedded his ex-wife.Cosmas Kanhonho (40) told The Herald that he separated with his ...
by Prosper Dembedza

Family kidnaps & bashes cops over missing teen

06 December 2015 | 1184 Views
THE father and relatives of a Lower Gweru Mission Secondary School pupil who mysteriously went missing for five days went berserk and kidnapped a police officer who was last seen with the pupil before...
by Munyaradzi Musiiwa

Man runs amok, brutally attacks family and neighbours

06 December 2015 | 1277 Views
A NKULUMANE man yesterday morning ran amok beating his wife, children and brutally attacking two neighbours with a shovel. The man, who is employed as a security guard, also destroyed property in his ...
by Vusumuzi Dube and Simba Dube

Truck driver runs amok, attacks wife's lover

05 December 2015 | 5511 Views
A CROSS border truck driver ran amok and viciously attacked a Dangamvura man for allegedly bedding his wife after he got wind that his house was now a love nest each time he travelled on duty....
by Abel Zhakata

Grade 5 girl muzzled and molested

30 November 2015 | 2410 Views
A Grade five girl was reportedly molested by a 31-year-old Mbare man as she was on her way to pay water bills.According to H-Metro, George Josam is now facing indecent assault charges as he fo...
by Staff Reporter

Woman bashes ex over '3some'

26 November 2015 | 3674 Views
A WOMAN hit her ex-husband with a water glass on the head when she found him in bed with two alleged prostitutes, a court heard.Simiselo Khumalo, 26, of Nkulumane suburb admitted to magistrate...
by Melody Baya

Cop assaulted by soldiers for stopping kombi

24 November 2015 | 2254 Views
A  police officer was thoroughly assaulted by two soldiers stationed at 1 Commando in Harare for stopping a commuter omnibus they were travelling in.Prosper Mageza (25) and Homora Homora ...
by Staff Reporter

Man bashes wife for urinating in front of male neighbour

20 November 2015 | 6558 Views
A 38 year old Nomathemba Moyo from Nkayi got a thorough beating from her husband after she was caught with her skirt up and no pants on and  urinating in the bush while her male neighbour watchin...
by Staff Reporter

'Mugabe must go' activists assaults a policeman

20 November 2015 | 2822 Views
MAKONI North MDC-T aspiring legislator, David Tekeshe and an opposition activist, Willard Nyazorwe yesterday appeared at Rusape Magistrates' Court facing charges of assaulting a police officer....
by Staff reporter

Pastor assaults disrespectful elder over fasting

17 November 2015 | 4542 Views
A disrespectful Church of God  in Zion elder in  Mangwe was severely assaulted during a service by a pastor over fasting dates schedule.The pastor- Ndumiso Sibanda is facing assault ...
by Staff Reporter

Man assaults former lover for refusing to be intimate with him

14 November 2015 | 2097 Views
A man from Ntabazinduna has been slapped with 7 weeks of community service after he assaulted his former girlfriend for refusing to be intimate with him.Zenzo Sikhosana (34) pleaded guilty to ...
by Stephen Jakes

Worker assaults boss over outstanding salary

11 November 2015 | 2563 Views
A MAN from Inyathi has been dragged to court for allegedly assaulting his employer with a metal bar following a dispute over his outstanding salary.The incident which left Bekithemba Mkandla, ...
by Adelaide Moyo

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