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Vendors assault municipal police

25 July 2014 | 1863 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 | 2452 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 | 3941 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 | 3231 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 | 4561 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 | 4929 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 | 6471 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 | 4705 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 | 2050 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 | 3432 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 | 3072 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 | 2873 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 | 1888 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 | 2414 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 | 1699 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 | 4049 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 | 2714 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 | 1410 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 | 2139 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 | 3016 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

MDC-T MP suspended for assaulting a party member

26 May 2014 | 2835 Views
THE MDC-T's Bulawayo provincial executive has suspended Magwegwe MP Anele Ndebele for allegedly assaulting a party member in November 2013.Ndebele was suspended on Friday and sources said the ...
by Staff reporter

Man assaults wife over salt, fined $30

26 May 2014 | 2302 Views
AN abusive Gwanda man who assaulted his wife over salty relish was last Thursday fined $50 or 30 days in prison.Christopher Nxumalo (49) of Singukwe village pleaded guilty to charges of contra...
by Staff reporter

Man bashes mother and father in-law

17 May 2014 | 1879 Views
A 54-YEAR-OLD woman from Springvale farm on the outskirts of Gweru recently got a thorough hiding from her son in-law after paying a visit to his home and demanding to know the whereabouts of her ...
by Staff reporter

Mother-in-law assaulted for entering man's bedroom undressed

16 May 2014 | 5339 Views
A 62-year-old Gutu man was lucky to escape jail after he severely assaulted his mother-in-law with a log for barging into his bedroom undressed in the dead of night.Bracho Magariro of Tsaurai ...
by George Maponga

Man bashes pregnant wife

15 May 2014 | 2851 Views
A 31-YEAR-OLD Victoria Falls man was yesterday sentenced to perform 105 hours of community service for assaulting his pregnant wife with an iron bar and clenched fists.Henry Ncube of Chinotim...
by Staff reporter

Peacemaker beaten to death

13 May 2014 | 3001 Views
AN attempt to restrain three cousins from fighting his brother turned fatal for a Masvingo man after he was allegedly murdered by the trio in a revenge attack during a beer drink. Zvinowanda Z...
by Staff reporter

Man bashes mother's lover (shamari) with iron bar

12 May 2014 | 2681 Views
A MAN from Village 5 in Heany Junction, Fort Rixon, allegedly assaulted his mother's lover with an iron bar accusing him of forcefully entering her bedroom at night last December 13.This was ...
by Staff reporter

Man 'bashes' wife with barbed wire over infidelity

08 May 2014 | 2574 Views
A SECURITY guard at Jilongwe Mine in Gwanda allegedly assaulted his wife with barbed wire and detained her for five days to conceal the resultant injuries after being questioned about his alleged inf...
by Marvelous Moyo

Kombi crew kidnaps, assault soldier

07 May 2014 | 3627 Views
A commuter omnibus operator and seven of her employees escaped trial after a soldier who reported kidnap and assault charges withdrew the claims before the Harare Magistrates' Court.Walter Wha...
by Staff reporter

Dad assaults daughter over 'eaten' napkin

06 May 2014 | 2621 Views
A 30-YEAR-OLD woman from Dibutibu village in Hwange received a thorough hiding from her 58-year-old father after she accused him of allowing one of his cows to "eat" her child's napkin.The dom...
by Chido Macherenje

Zanu-PF official jailed for assault

06 May 2014 | 1513 Views
A ZANU-PF Harare district commissar, Tellme Banda, was last week slapped with an effective two-year jail term for assaulting an MDC-T official in the run-up to the  2013 harmonised elections....
by Staff reporter

Man jailed for assaulting wife with a hosepipe

05 May 2014 | 3347 Views
A GWANDA man who assaulted his ex-wife with a hosepipe over the upkeep of their child was sentenced to six months in prison on Friday.Willard Ngwenya (28) of Spitzkop suburb was convicted on ...
by Staff reporter

Man bashes lover with a burning log over amacimbi

24 April 2014 | 2171 Views
A 53-YEAR-OLD Gwanda man who assaulted his girlfriend with a burning log over mealie-meal and amacimbi was yesterday ordered to pay a fine of $100 or spend 30 days in jail.Tsemi Nhatare of Bh...
by Staff reporter

Man hanged upside down, bashed, privates squeezed with pliers

14 April 2014 | 5368 Views
34-year-old Gabanakgosi Gaobuse from Garuele Village outside Kuruman, Northern Cape, SA, endured an hour of torture after he was grabbed by livestock farmers in the area....
by Staff reporter

Woman bashes hubby every day

14 April 2014 | 3855 Views
A BULAWAYO man last week stunned a court when he refused to pay maintenance for his children claiming that he fled the matrimonial home as his wife bashed him every day.Justice Rupanga from M...
by Court Reporter

Cops to compensate assault victim

08 April 2014 | 3361 Views
THREE police officers based in Nyanga have been ordered to pay $2 500 compensation to a 53-year-old woman Felistus Mutsambarudza whom they assaulted in a bid to force her to reveal the whereabouts of ...
by Staff reporter

Soldiers assault MDC-T youths

02 April 2014 | 3323 Views
Ten MDC-T youths who were putting up rally posters in Highfield West, Harare were on Tuesday morning seriously assaulted by a group of armed soldiers who are holding a training camp at Zororo cent...
by Staff Reporter

Cops assaulted woman until she defecated

25 March 2014 | 5463 Views
AN inquest in the death of an armed robbery suspect allegedly shot while in custody opened yesterday at the Bulawayo Magistrates' Court with his girlfriend testifying that she was assaulted by cops u...
by Staff reporter

Teacher runs amok, attacks workmates and students

22 March 2014 | 2666 Views
A MALE teacher - suspected to be high on drugs - has paralysed the learning process at Sherukuru High School in Mutasa District by violently chasing away fellow workmates and students with dangerous w...
by Samuel Kadungure

Another MDC-T official assaulted at Harvest House

22 March 2014 | 1774 Views
Another MDC-T official was allegedly assaulted by her colleagues at the party's headquarters at Harvest House in Harare on Tuesday and had to hide in a toilet in the building to escape the mob....
by Daniel Kachere

Soldiers, cop fatally assault suspect, jailed

19 March 2014 | 2572 Views
TWO soldiers and a policeman were yesterday sentenced to 12 months in prison each for fatally assaulting a Gwanda stocktheft suspect after they had recovered seven donkeys from him.Josphat Ha...
by Thandeka Moyo

Congregants assaulted for coming late

17 March 2014 | 2983 Views
A Bethsaid church member in Chirumanzu took Christian doctrines a bit too far when he assaulted fellow church members for coming to church late. Edward Kakono, 31, who resides at Bethsaid chu...
by Hazel Ndebele

Zwai Bala, Tokollo in a punch up

11 March 2014 | 5470 Views
Former TKZee band members, Zwai Bala and Tokollo - aka "Magesh" - have been in a punch-up.Sunday Sun reports that Tokollo allegedly beat, Zwai in the face using a sharp object.Accordin...
by Staff reporter

Zimbabwean man bashed to death in Botswana

11 March 2014 | 2879 Views
A YOUNG family has been left distraught and emotionally marooned in Australia following the battering to death of their father in Botswana early this month.Zimbabwean engineer Stephen Ticharwa...
by Staff reporter

Youths undress woman, insert fingers into panties

10 March 2014 | 6023 Views
A 48-year-old Kezi mine owner was forced to undress by a gang of youths who then indecently assaulted her by inserting their fingers into her panties saying they were searching for gold.The yo...
by Marvelous Moyo

Man assaults, attempts to hang father (93)

09 March 2014 | 1386 Views
A 63-YEAR-OLD Mangwe man is set to face the full wrath of the law for assaulting his 93-year-old father after two doctors confirmed him mentally stable following an order by the court to have him exam...
by Sukulwenkosi Dube

Son assaults dad over porridge

06 March 2014 | 2331 Views
A GWANDA man who went berserk when he found chickens feeding on his porridge and then severely assaulted his father for reprimanding him over his cruelty to animals, will spend the next 18 months behi...
by Staff reporter

Man forced to lick woman's privates over $5 debt

05 March 2014 | 15858 Views
A 21-YEAR-OLD man from Old Luveve in Bulawayo was forced to l*ck the private parts of a woman he owed $5 while her friend filmed the act with a cellphone.The weird incident allegedly ha...
by Staff reporter

Man bashes granny, 70, over $2

03 March 2014 | 2488 Views
A 25-YEAR-OLD Masvingo man bashed his 70-year-old grandmother after an argument over $2. Tawanda Matande of Matande Village under Chief Murinye pleaded not guilty to a charge of assault when he appear...
by Walter Mswazie

Man beats up wife for sexting her ex-husband

26 February 2014 | 4627 Views
A four year old marriage is on the verge of collapse after the husband stumbled upon his wife's Whatsapp messages 'sexting' her ex-husband.Kelvin Rapozo is alleged to have assaulted his wife ...
by Staff reporter

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