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June 18, 2018 3:29 PM Cop in trouble over bribe

A Harare cop is in trouble after his bid to evade jail for accepting a bribe hit a brick wall, following the dismissal of his High Court appeal in which he challenged the conviction. Taurai Khauyeza had approached the High Court, appealing against a ruling by a Zimbabwe Republic Police trial officer, who found him guilty for accepting a bribe, before 28

May 30, 2018 4:34 PM New twist to Templeman case

A 16-year-old girl claimed to have been kidnapped by music promoter/DJ Godfather Templeman had escaped from her sexually abusive father, a court heard. According to a defence outline compiled by Templeman, whose real name is Simbarashe Maphosa, the minor even threatened to commit suicide refusing to return to her father when police located her after 31

May 14, 2018 12:28 PM Bulawayo cop arrested for serial rape

A police officer stationed at Mzilikazi Police Station in Bulawayo has been arrested for allegedly raping two women on separate occasions after assaulting and threatening to kill them. Crispen Tshuma from Njube suburb allegedly throttled his victims aged 22 and 24 years before forcing himself on them. He allegedly approached the women on separate occasions 33

March 22, 2018 4:48 PM Sex scandal cop dates girl (13), arrested

A police officer who was transferred from Tsholotsho to Jotsholo following a sex scandal in 2015, has been arrested for allegedly sleeping with a 13- year-old girl. A police source said Constable Pisirai Choenda allegedly detained the 13- year old overnight. “The girl’s parents discovered that she was not in her bedroom during the night. The alert parents 11

March 17, 2018 7:09 AM Trouble after ‘corrupt’ cop fails to release man

A police officer stationed at Pumula Police Station in Bulawayo has appeared in court for allegedly demanding a bribe from a suspect’s relatives to release the suspect. Tinashe Shoko (29) from Pumula North suburb allegedly demanded $200 from the relatives of a suspect, Mandla Ndlovu, who was facing poaching charges. The deal turned sour after Ndlovu’s 15

March 13, 2018 4:59 AM Cop jailed 10 days over Mugabe insult

A POLICE officer has been convicted and sentenced to 10 days in jail for insulting former president Robert Mugabe. Sergeant Thompson Joseph Mloyie, who is stationed at Harare Central Police station, was Monday convicted by an internal ZRP court presided over by one Superintendent Makunike. Mloyie had been on trial since January this year for allegedly 57

March 10, 2018 10:30 AM Cop offers $50 maintenance

A police officer from Pumula Police Station in Bulawayo has been dragged to the Maintenance Court by his ex-wife who is also a police officer at the same station for the upkeep of their minor child. Sibongile Jimu told the court that Speaky Goteka was not contributing towards his son’s upkeep. She said Goteka has been neglecting his son Anesu (2) since 29

March 5, 2018 4:40 PM Gold panner’s killer fined $1 000

A Kadoma security guard was fined $1 000 for killing a gold panner during skirmishes at a mine on the outskirts of the town. Tobias Masauso, who was employed by Ex-Cop Security Company, shot and killed Edson Ngwirazi at Treasure 4 Mine Marimari at Muzvezve. He was found guilty of culpable homicide when he appeared before High Court judge Justice Amy Tsanga 22

February 21, 2018 10:45 AM Hunt those barbaric criminals, says Mbalula after Ngcobo cop killings

Minister of Police Fikile Mbalula will on Wednesday visit the Ngcobo Police Station in the Eastern Cape following the murders of five police officers and a retired soldier. During the early hours of Wednesday morning, a group of armed suspects entered the police station and opened fire killing three police members instantly. According to police, the retired 38

February 13, 2018 7:10 AM ‘Cop shot soldier for obstructing him from arresting suspect’

A Gweru policeman who was arrested on Sunday for allegedly shooting a soldier who was trying to stop him from assaulting a suspect has said his victim had tried to obstruct him from arresting the suspect. Gift Gorongonya, a detective constable was not asked to plead when he appeared before Gweru Magistrate Mildred Matuvi facing an attempted murder charge 25