Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 1000 for query «arrested»

August 16, 2018 2:20 PM Hawks arrest four after allegedly trying to sell rocket-propelled grenades

Four people have been arrested in South Africa after allegedly trying to sell explosives in two separate incidents, the Hawks said yesterday. Hawks spokesperson Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi said three of the suspects, aged between 35 and 69, had been arrested on Tuesday after they were found in possession of two rocket-propelled grenades. Mulaudzi said the arrests 1

August 8, 2018 4:34 PM Corruption still a big problem

The recent arrest of Harare businessman Wicknell Chivayo has thrust the spotlight back on President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s corruption fight. Chivayo was arrested last week on corruption charges while trying to flee the country when he had gotten wind that law enforcement agents were looking for him. The controversial businessman and his company — Intratek 22

August 8, 2018 1:57 PM Tendai Biti freed, lawyer says

The attempt by military intelligence agents to capture opposition MDC Alliance principal Tendai Biti at the Zimbabwe-Zambia proved unsuccessful, with reports suggesting he is now safely in the capital Lusaka, where he is expected to seek political asylum. Lawyer Denford Halimani says Biti was released after being arrested while trying to enter Zambia 21

August 7, 2018 11:08 AM Tout found dead, 2 friends arrested

A 45-YEAR-OLD tout from Bulawayo was found dead in a storm drain in a suspected murder case, police have confirmed. The body of Marizoni Moyo (45) of Pumula South was discovered by passersby last Wednesday morning. The now deceased left a local sports bar at around 11PM last Tuesday in the company of his two friends whom he had been drinking with and was found 28

August 7, 2018 10:58 AM Man ‘kidnaps’ three messengers of court

He locked them in his house and went away. A 48-YEAR-OLD man from Gwanda has been arrested for allegedly kidnapping three messengers of court after they had been sent to attach property from him because he had not paid a $500 debt. Taison Moyo of house number 758 Jacaranda, Gwanda, allegedly locked Calvin Hlabathi, Francis Mayini and Mthabisi Moyo in his house 25

July 30, 2018 3:18 AM Man steals $8 000 laptops, cellphones

Police in Chipinge have arrested a Chimanimani man for breaking into an electrical appliances shop in the town and stealing cellphones and laptops valued at $8 000. Chipinge Criminal Investigations Department (CID) community relations officer Detective Assistant Inspector Daniel Mhini confirmed the arrest of Pedzisai Mujaji (32) of Chirau Village under 39

July 29, 2018 4:27 PM Mugabe responds to Itai Dzamara abduction

Former President Robert Mugabe for the first time responded to a question from journalist Kumbirai Mafunda who sought his comment on the abduction of fellow journalist turned activist Itai Dzamara. Mugabe convened a press conference at his Blue Roof Mansion in Harare and fielded questions from local and international journalists about a variety of subjects 26

July 21, 2018 5:47 PM Prophet arrested after trying to resurrect corpse

Getayawkal Ayele had tried to revive the corpse of Belay Biftu by lying on top of him and repeatedly yelling "Belay, wake up". An aspiring prophet has been arrested in Ethiopia after he failed to bring a dead man back to life. Getayawkal Ayele had tried to revive the corpse of Belay Biftu by lying on top of him and repeatedly yelling “Belay, wake up”. It was not successful 19

July 20, 2018 11:31 AM Nigeria captures Boko Haram fighters who abducted Chibok girls

Nigerian police have arrested eight members of the armed group Boko Haram who were involved in the 2014 abduction of more than 276 schoolgirls from the town of Chibok, an official said. The men “confessed to having participated actively in the kidnapping of the Chibok schoolgirls,” police commissioner Damian Chukwu told journalists on Wednesday in the northern 18

July 20, 2018 10:56 AM 4 nabbed for gun theft during mine violence

Four miners have been arrested for allegedly being part of a 30-men gang that attacked a group of miners at West Nicholson Youth Mine in Gwanda and stole a pistol from a security guard during a mine wrangle. The gang that was armed with machetes, axes, knobkerries and stones, beat up the security guard and two mine workers until they lost consciousness 16