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Man bashes lover with a burning log over amacimbi

24 April 2014 | 162 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 Bha...
by Staff reporter

Man hanged upside down, bashed, privates squeezed with pliers

14 April 2014 | 4594 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 | 3443 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 | 2974 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 | 2980 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 | 5100 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 | 2261 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 | 1534 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 | 2279 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 | 2705 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 | 4975 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 | 2531 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 | 5464 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 | 1175 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 | 2057 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 | 14101 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 | 2142 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 | 4380 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

Police officers assault suspect to death

26 February 2014 | 2845 Views
Two police officers, Proud Moyo and Mavis Matema from Sauerstown Station in Bulawayo who tortured a suspect to death appeared in court yesterday charged with murder. The two were assigned ...
by Staff reporter

Soldiers arrested for assaulting touts

25 February 2014 | 4074 Views
Six soldiers have been arrested on allegations of assaulting touts at a rank in Harare's central business district after forcing them to chant songs informing the public that they do not pay fares in ...
by Court Reporter

Man assaults brother over O-level results

23 February 2014 | 2181 Views
DISCONTENT over the poor performance by pupils who sat for last year's Ordinary Level examinations seems to have spilled into homes, following an incident where a man assaulted his brother and sister...
by Fairness Moyana

Mangoma assault, police probe launched

20 February 2014 | 1285 Views
Police have launched investigations into the case in which MDC-T deputy treasurer Elton Mangoma was assaulted in Harare at the weekend by youths reportedly aligned to party leader Morgan Tsvangirai, T...
by Staff reporter

Man assaults, robs own brother of $250

17 February 2014 | 2812 Views
ASSAULTING his brother before robbing him of $250 landed a Buhera man in trouble. Police confirmed the robbery and said Adonia Masikati (32) was assisting police with investigations....
by Mercy Ngwebvu

'We didn't create MDC-T to be turned into Zanu-PF,' says Biti

16 February 2014 | 4698 Views
MDC-T secretary general, Tendai Biti, has confirmed that he was assaulted while leaving Harvest House yesterday. Biti said the MDC-T needs to draw a line and take a firm stance as the MDC-T was n...
by Staff reporter

Man bashed for flirting with a married woman

13 February 2014 | 4120 Views
A Bulawayo man earned a thorough beating for flirting with a married woman after her husband teamed up with his friend to assault him.The woman's husband, Thabiso Tshuma, 23, of Emakhandeni su...
by Mashudu Netsianda

Woman in court for bashing hubby

12 February 2014 | 2569 Views
A man is seeking peace with his wife whom he alleges assaults him and threatens to get him arrested if he retaliates.Emmanuel Chinhamo claims his wife, Diana Badza physically and verbally ass...
by Staff reporter

Cops beat up suspects in custody, to be investigated

09 February 2014 | 1811 Views
A Plumtree magistrate has ordered an investigation into assault claims that two murder suspects have made against police officers stationed at Madlambuzi in Bulilima District....
by Staff reporter

Cops fatally assault suspect

09 February 2014 | 1508 Views
TWO policemen based at Gezani Police Station in Chiredzi have been hauled before the courts for allegedly fatally assaulting a suspect in a domestic violence case.Appear...
by Staff reporter

Children assault father over goblins

07 February 2014 | 3440 Views
Six Mt Darwin siblings were yesterday hauled before the Harare Civil Court by their father who claims they assault him regularly, accusing him of possessing goblins.Kimion Mutete told magistra...
by Staff reporter

Man fatally assaults boy over groundnuts

07 February 2014 | 1222 Views
A 31-year-old man from Gokwe has been slapped with a six-year-jail sentence following his conviction for culpable homicide after he fatally assaulted a 16-year-old boy for stealing his groundnuts. ...
by Staff reporter

Attacks on journalists escalate

03 February 2014 | 1110 Views
The attack on the freedom of journalists continues to rise in Zimbabwe following the arrest and detention of Gweru based scribe, Brenna Mutendere for allegedly defaming the police.Mutendere wh...
by Staff Reporter

Woman jailed for assaulting 'go-between'

03 February 2014 | 2445 Views
A 56-year-old Bulilima woman has been jailed for beating up a neighbour who had been tasked by a suitor to ask for her daughter's hand in marriage on his behalf. Catherine Bhebhe, who did not ...
by Staff reporter

Motorist bashes 2 traffic cops

01 February 2014 | 3307 Views
CHAOS reigned supreme in the downtown area of Mutare on Monday afternoon after an enraged motorist heavily assaulted two highway traffic police officers who attempted to arrest him for flouting r...
by Abel Zhakata

Man (28) 'bashes' wife (24) to death over schoolboy

01 February 2014 | 4994 Views
A 28-year-old Nyazura man is alleged to have fatally assaulted his 24-year-old wife after accusing her of having an affair with a school boy from the area.Police confirmed the death of Mi...
by The Weekender | Brenda Saburi

District administrator fined for assaulting a disabled farmer

28 January 2014 | 1556 Views
A 60-year-old district administrator has been fined $80 or 30 days in prison for assaulting a disabled farmer in a longstanding farm wrangle that has been taken to the Constitutional Court (Concourt)...
by Southern Eye

Cop assaults colleague, two residents

23 January 2014 | 2740 Views
A POLICE OFFICER based at the Gokwe Police Station allegedly ran amok and assaulted a mechanic who had demanded his money from him, a woman who declined to sleep with him and a fellow policeman who t...
by Staff reporter

Maid hires gang to assault employer's sister

22 January 2014 | 3723 Views
A maid reportedly hired a gang to assault her employer's sister after a dispute.Nomatter Chatikobo works for Cecilia Chiumbwa's sister and the court heard Chatikobo verbally abuses her....
by Staff reporter

Man brutally assault wife and children then commits suicide

19 January 2014 | 3428 Views
A BULAWAYO man brutally assaulted his wife and their four-year-old son, smashed window panes of his house before allegedly committing suicide by hanging himself from a tree, following a domestic ...
by Mafu Sithabile

Zanu-PF MP faces assault charge

15 January 2014 | 1534 Views
Zanu-PF National Assembly member for Chiredzi West Darlington Chiwa yesterday appeared before a Masvingo magistrate facing charges of allegedly assaulting a Lowveld sugar cane farmer following a prot...
by Staff reporter

Ex-minister's assault trial kicks off

11 January 2014 | 2072 Views
The trial of former minister of Housing Giles Mutsekwa, embattled Mutare mayor Tatenda Nhamarare, and two others who are facing assault charges kicked off Thursday with the accused pleading not guilty...
by Staff reporter

Woman and daughter whipped neighbour with a sjambok til she fainted

11 January 2014 | 2722 Views
A Entumbane 53-year-old woman teamed up with her 27-year-old daughter and whipped her neighbour with a sjambok, stamped on her stomach and incessantly punched her with fists until she fainted, a magis...
by Staff Reporter

Man (62) bashes wife in church

09 January 2014 | 3412 Views
A 62-year-old Bulawayo man abandoned a church service to assault his wife with a stick in the churchyard following a domestic dispute, a magistrate heard.Western Commonage magistrate Tancy Dub...
by Staff Reporter

Seven family members in court after bashing relative over witchcraft

06 January 2014 | 2291 Views
SEVEN family members who beat up their relative whom they accused of practising witchcraft have appeared in court facing assault charges.The seven from Matipedza village under Chief Marange, S...
by Staff Reporter

Headmaster assaults female teacher

05 January 2014 | 5012 Views
A Lower Gweru school headmaster will spend three months in prison after failing to pay $200 fine for assaulting a female teacher following a misunderstanding over the subordinate's request to visit a ...
by Staff Reporter

Man assaults lover for being a 'prostitute'

01 January 2014 | 3873 Views
A GWANDA man allegedly beat up his girlfriend accusing her of being a prostitute, a court heard on Tuesday. Allegations by the State represented by Alexander Moyo are that Mgcini Nyoni, 36, of...
by Staff Reporter

Senior MDC-T officials up for assault

14 December 2013 | 1617 Views
Former Housing minister during the tenure of the inclusive government Giles Mutsekwa, embattled Mutare mayor Tatenda Nhamarare and two others appeared before Mutare magistrate Sekesai Chiundura facing...
by Staff reporter

Man teams up with girlfriend to bash ex-wife

09 December 2013 | 2353 Views
A BULAWAYO woman sustained a deep cut on the head and facial bruises after a thorough beating from her estranged husband who took his girlfriend's side in a cat-fight between the two love rivals....
by Staff Reporter

Generations actor assaulted in Botswana

30 November 2013 | 5780 Views
Johannesburg - South African actress Rosie Motene has allegedly been assaulted in Botswana, the international relations department said on Saturday."I called the South African embassy in Gabor...
by Sapa

Brothers caged for assaulting sister over witchcraft allegations

19 November 2013 | 1645 Views
Two Chitungwiza brothers who seriously assaulted their well-to-do sister accusing her of being a witch and behind their suffering were last week each jailed for eight months in prison.Paurosi...
by Court Reporter

Maize thief fatally assaulted

19 November 2013 | 1216 Views
A 35-year-old man from Nyanga was at the weekend fatally assaulted after he was caught stealing maize cobs and butternuts in a garden in Mutoko.Acting Mashonaland East Provincial police spokes...
by Staff reporter

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