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Policeman assaults noisemakers

01 November 2014 | 580 Views
A POLICE officer based at Luveve Police Station in Bulawayo yesterday appeared in court for assaulting two men, one of whom lost his tooth after accusing them of making noise.The two visited t...
by Plaxcedes Hove

Cop assaults girlfriend

24 October 2014 | 2978 Views
A POLICE officer based in Gweru was on Wednesday arraigned before the courts for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend after she refused to withdraw an earlier case of assault against him.Co...
by Timoth Makohliso

Police assault, detain Newsday reporter

23 October 2014 | 2777 Views
Police in Harare yesterday assaulted and detained Alpha Media Holdings online reporter Tapiwa Zivira for four hours, accusing him of recording video footage of their ongoing blitz, against touts o...
by Staff reporter

Drunken lodger assaults undressed fellow tenant

23 October 2014 | 3102 Views
BULAWAYO - An inebriated man broke into a fellow tenant's room and assaulted her while she had no clothes on. Machanika Mwembe, 30, appeared before Western Commonage magistrate Themba Chi...
by Court reporter

Man assaults soldier, cops over girlfriend

21 October 2014 | 2753 Views
A Gweru man allegedly went berserk and stoned police officers who had come to arrest him for assaulting a soldier over a girlfriend. Kudakwashe Sidube, 27, of Mkoba Village 14 teamed up with t...
by Staff reporter

Man assaults mum for hiding isitshwala in bedroom

19 October 2014 | 1413 Views
A GWANDA man gave his mother a thorough beating, accusing her of hiding his isitshwala in her bedroom.Bongani Nkomo (25) from Pompini Village pleaded guilty to assaulting his mother Lesina...
by Staff reporter

Polygamous father brutally assaults his children, dragged to court

18 October 2014 | 1307 Views
A POLYGAMOUS father of three wives and 20 children brutally assaulted his four children, leaving them with serious injuries in a case of child abuse that stunned people at Mutare Magistrate's Court on...
by Clara Mudefi

Girl, 19, assaults mom

11 October 2014 | 2650 Views
A MUTARE teenager (19) was evicted from her parents' house for constantly assaulting her mother.Having had enough of her daughter's bashing and insults, a Mutare woman, Ms Jane Masime, approac...
by Answer Sithole

Bosso players bed 'prostitute'

10 October 2014 | 4430 Views
BOSSO bad boy star Mthulisi Maphosa yesterday shockingly revealed that 'three quarters' of his team mates had slept with a lady he is allegedly to have brutally assaulted on Saturday last week....
by Court reporter

Zanu-PF MP assault victim turns blind

28 September 2014 | 1091 Views
ZANU-PF secretary for security for Kushinga District in Kwekwe Marco Msipa, who recently was allegedly assaulted by Kwekwe Central Member of Parliament Masango "Blackman" Matambanadzo and his bodyguar...
by Staff reporter

Five men assaults, kills, burns 20-year-old man in SA

24 September 2014 | 1947 Views
Durban - Five men accused of killing a man by assaulting and burning him appeared in the Mtubatuba Magistrate's Court on Tuesday, the National Prosecuting Authority said.KwaZulu-Natal spokespe...
by Sapa

Man bashes wife, kicks her out of matrimonial home over R5

13 September 2014 | 2115 Views
LOVEMORE Mapepa (38) from Chihota, who brutally assaulted his wife before kicking her out of their matrimonial home, was sentenced to 12 months in prison by a Chitungwiza magistrateMapepa was...
by Staff Reporter

MDC-T MP 'assaults' MDC-T activist

10 September 2014 | 1196 Views
AN MDC-T activist needed hospital treatment after he was assaulted by Magwegwe MP Anele Ndebele, also of the same party, in clashes following a divisive weekend restructuring exercise of the party's p...
by Nduduzo Tshuma

Jilted wife assaults hubby

08 September 2014 | 3193 Views
A policeman on Friday approached the Harare Civil Court seeking protection order against his ex-wife whom he said is in the habit of following him to his workplace causing violence. Kim K...
by Court Reporter

Woman assaults landlady, causes miscarriage

07 September 2014 | 1198 Views
A 23-YEAR-OLD Plumtree woman has appeared in court for beating up her landlady until she had a miscarriage, as payback for unfair eviction. Lydia Ndlovu (23) appeared in court facing charges of as...
by Sukulwenkosi Dube

Man (34) assaults mother

06 September 2014 | 1450 Views
ASSAULTING his mother earned a Dangamvura man a $50 fine, failure to pay will result in him spending 30 days in prison.Privilege Sithole (34) of Area B, Dangamvura appeared before Mutare magis...
by Tinashe Hazvide

Cop in court for assaulting a motorist at a roadblock

05 September 2014 | 2290 Views
A BULAWAYO based police officer stationed in Pumula appeared in court facing assault charges after he clobbered a motorist at a roadblock for failing to heed his order to stop. Jeryson Tsikir...
by Plaxcedes Hove

Varsity student bashes lecturer in beer brawl

05 September 2014 | 2041 Views
A 22-YEAR-OLD Midlands State University (MSU) student on Thursday pleaded guilty to two counts of assaulting a lecturer and a fellow student in a beer brawl at a local nightclub.Simbarashe Mo...
by Staff reporter

Undressed sleepwalker assaulted

02 September 2014 | 3131 Views
An unclothed sleepwalker was thoroughly bashed when he took to the streets in the dead of the night. Marshal Makuyu (25) of Chikwamba Village in Gokwe learnt to sleep with clothes on, after he was lab...
by Staff reporter

Drama as man breaks woman's leg for dancing with another man

01 September 2014 | 3846 Views
HELL hath no fury like a "used" and dumped man. An enraged man could not stand the look of his "find" of the night, dancing with another man and gave her a thorough hiding, breaking her leg in the...
by Michael Magoronga

Juvenile bashes stepmum for 'selling out'

31 August 2014 | 1872 Views
A 17-YEAR-OLD juvenile from Lusulu in Binga will rue the day he assaulted his 42-year-old stepmother whom he accused of telling his father that he had not spent the night at home.The juvenile'...
by Fairness Moyana

Polygamist up for assault

28 August 2014 | 1461 Views
A 62-YEAR-OLD Zvishavane polygamist was hit with a 35-day imprisonment for assaulting a colleague following a squabble over Zanu-PF's factional politics.Solomon Size, who has two wives an...
by Staff reporter

Zanu-PF Youth boss bashed for supporting Grace Mugabe

24 August 2014 | 3404 Views
Zanu-PF Harare province Youth League vice chair Edson Takataka was yesterday allegedly severely assaulted by party youths in Mbare for supporting First Lady Grace Mugabe's endorsement for the post of ...
by Staff reporter

Wife loses eye, teeth in domestic violence assault

21 August 2014 | 2274 Views
A ZVISHAVANE woman lost her right eye and all her front teeth after being bashed with a tricycle by her husband for chatting with a daughter-in-law he had disowned.Regai Nyoni (48) of Vik...
by Staff reporter

Man assaulted by his friends for refusing to buy beer

16 August 2014 | 1232 Views
TWO brick layers in Hertfordshire in Gweru were yesterday each sentenced to perform 210 hours of community service by a local magistrate for assaulting their friend after he refused to buy them be...
by Staff reporter

Woman (65) sexual assault grandson (12)

14 August 2014 | 3735 Views
A 65-YEAR-OLD Mberengwa woman has appeared in court facing charges of aggravated indecent sexual assault after she was allegedly caught bedding her 12-year-old grandson.According to a State ou...
by Staff Reporter

Man assaults uncle over witchcraft

13 August 2014 | 1991 Views
A MAN from Chenga village in Binga, who seriously assaulted his uncle with a stick accusing him of witchcraft, was slapped with an effective four-month jail term on Friday.Shupani Muleya (23)...
by Staff reporter

Kombi crew 'kidnaps, assaults a cop'

07 August 2014 | 2412 Views
A BULAWAYO kombi driver and a tout allegedly kidnapped a policeman and drove around the city as they assaulted him before robbing him of his cellphone, a court heard yesterday.Bulawayo regiona...
by Mashudu Netsianda

Beergarden attack, man battles for life

06 August 2014 | 2462 Views
A 23-YEAR-OLD man is battling for life at United Bulawayo Hospitals after he was assaulted by four men at a beergarden in Magwegwe.Two of his attackers appeared in court yesterday while the ot...
by Plaxcedes Hove

Pupil dies after assault at school

05 August 2014 | 3749 Views
A 19-year-old girl grade 12 pupil in South Africa has died after sustaining injuries during an alleged assault at a school in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, the provincial education department said on Mon...
by Sapa

Vendors assault municipal police

25 July 2014 | 2214 Views
Public anger at official harassment was demonstrated this week when vendors assaulted municipal police who had confiscated their goods at Bulawayo's Renkini bus terminus.State media reports sa...
by Mthulisi Mathuthu

Bus conductor assaults police officer

25 July 2014 | 2885 Views
A POLICE officer sustained a wound just below the right knee and a dislocation on the right ankle after a conductor she wanted to arrest turned violent and attacked her last Wednesday.The cond...
by Clara Mudefi

Lawyer 'bashes' client after being told he is dull

22 July 2014 | 4517 Views
A BULAWAYO lawyer allegedly bashed a client after she said he was "dull" for what she said was his failure to expeditiously process her estate papers.Tonderai Muchongwe of Majoko and Majoko l...
by Auxilia Katongomara

Gono 'whips' employee over unauthorised access of company information

15 July 2014 | 3639 Views
FORMER Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor Dr Gideon Gono, allegedly assaulted an accountant at his Lunar Chickens farm, whom he accused of accessing company information without authority, 'The Herald' ...
by Staff Reporter

Man ties wife to tree, whips her

10 July 2014 | 4899 Views
A 30-YEAR-OLD Plumtree man tied his wife to a tree before assaulting her with a whip after accusing her of infidelity. Thulani Moyo appeared before Plumtree magistrate, Gideon Ruvetsa, for as...
by Sukulwenkosi Dube

Businessman assaults, forces cop wife to compile list of men she slept with

06 July 2014 | 5419 Views
A PLUMTREE businessman, who appeared in court for assaulting his adulterous wife who is a police officer, detained the complainant and forced her to compile a list of men she had slept with, a court h...
by Staff Reporter

Hat-trick adulterer bashed

05 July 2014 | 6911 Views
THE Sahumani adultery in which a married woman confessed to have eaten the forbidden fruits with three different men took a new twist after the woman was assaulted by one of her "clients" wife....
by Staff reporter

Man assaults prostitute over fee

24 June 2014 | 5142 Views
A ZESA HOLDINGS employee in Zvishavane was arrested at his workplace on charges of allegedly assaulting a local sex worker he had failed to pay for services rendered.Lucas Chiheya allegedly se...
by Staff reporter

Man in court for 'sjamboking' wife

21 June 2014 | 2472 Views
A CHITUNGWIZA woman yesterday approached the civil court seeking a protection order from her abusive husband who is the habit of assaulting her with a sjambok.According to NewsDay, Doren Tafir...
by Staff Reporter

Man whipped over R20

20 June 2014 | 3800 Views
A MANGWE man, 26, will perform 410 hours of community service for whipping an underessed neighbour following a dispute over R20.Emmanuel Sibanda of Mzaza Village found Mandla Phuthi, 37, taki...
by Sukulwenkosi Dube

Man assaults wife over isitshwala quantity

19 June 2014 | 3282 Views
A Gweru woman paid dearly for giving her husband a small portion of his favourite meal, isitshwala/sadza, when the man assaulted her with a log and clenched fists. Lovemore Mpofu, 50, of Plot...
by Staff reporter

Teacher assaults cop over chicken meal

19 June 2014 | 3134 Views
A STUDENT teacher from Masvingo struck a police officer with an empty beer bottle following a dispute over isitshwala/sadza. Kelvin Mhashai, 25, a student at Morgenster Teachers' College, att...
by Walter Mswazie

Woman bashed over $1 debt, friendship terminated

18 June 2014 | 2283 Views
A GWANDA woman allegedly assaulted her friend with a log and terminated their friendship following a dispute over a $1 debt, a court heard. Thembani Matsheza of Ekhaya Compound in West Nichols...
by Marvelous Moyo

Prostitute bashed in row over missing cellphone, cash

16 June 2014 | 2840 Views
A GWANDA prostitute was given a thorough beating by a client and had her dreadlocks plucked off in a row over two missing cellphones and some cash, a court heard.Siduduzile Mlotshwa, 43, of Ja...
by Marvelous Moyo

Toy boy in court for assault

14 June 2014 | 2006 Views
A BULAWAYO man from Nketa 7 claims  evil spirits are behind his "God-given" girlfriend's decision to drag him to court for abuse.Edmore Zhanda, 32, appeared before Western Commonage magis...
by Plaxcedes Hove

Man punches magistrate over 'wrong' judgment

11 June 2014 | 4428 Views
A 29-YEAR-OLD Chitungwiza resident, Swedias Chirenda, appeared in court on Monday charged with assaulting Harare magistrate Elijah Makomo, who he allegedly accused of giving him an unfavourable rulin...
by Staff reporter

Woman bashes hubby over foul-smelling feet

06 June 2014 | 3087 Views
A Mzilikazi woman who was once slapped with a peace order for violence against her husband, stunned the court on Wednesday when she said she assaulted him after he provoked her by saying her feet stan...
by Staff Reporter

Man bashes brother for not sharing cigarette

01 June 2014 | 1723 Views
A 36-YEAR-OLD Victoria Falls was on Friday sentenced to perform 70 hours of community service for assaulting his brother over cigarettes.Dumisani Mlotshwa of Chinotimba high-density suburb was...
by Staff reporter

Controversial MP sues bar assault patron

01 June 2014 | 2361 Views
CONTROVERSIAL acting MDC-T Bulawayo provincial chairperson and MP for Bulawayo Central constituency, Ms Dorcas Sibanda is suing a patron who reportedly assaulted her in a nightclub.Sibanda wa...
by Thulani Ndlovu

MDC-T official assaulted by patron at her bottle store over change

26 May 2014 | 3351 Views
MDC-T acting Bulawayo chairperson, Dorcas Sibanda, was reportedly assaulted by a patron at her bottle store in Ntabazinduna on Monday.Witnesses said Sibanda held on to the unidentified pat...
by Staff Reporter

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