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

13 September 2014 | 1789 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 | 1016 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 | 2968 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 | 1064 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 | 1332 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 | 2148 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 | 1789 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 | 2995 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 | 3708 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 | 1757 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 | 1350 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 | 3209 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 | 2108 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 | 1100 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 | 3558 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 | 1865 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 | 2250 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 | 2343 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 | 3636 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 | 2138 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 | 2740 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 | 4345 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 | 3476 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 | 4807 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 | 5263 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 | 6758 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 | 5029 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 | 2348 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 | 3653 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 | 3185 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 | 3042 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 | 2188 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 | 2699 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 | 1931 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 | 4346 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 | 2967 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 | 1638 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 | 2275 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 | 3230 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 | 3062 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 | 2447 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 | 2084 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 | 5637 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 | 3081 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 | 3192 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 | 2959 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 | 2761 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 | 3862 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 | 2754 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 | 1642 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

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