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October 12, 2018 6:47 AM Man in court for pulling cop’s privates

A 23 year old Bulawayo man has been arraigned for grabbing and pulling a police officer’s private parts after the officer reproached him for making noise in a bar. Chrispen Mutenda (23) of Western Commonage Police Station grabbed and pulled the private parts of Marvellous Sibanda (36), who is a police officer at the station, following a heated argument 15

October 4, 2018 6:55 AM Cop stabbed twice in stomach

A cop based at Madlambuzi Police Station in Bulilima escaped death by a whisker after he was stabbed twice in the stomach by a drunken stranger without any provocation. Matabeleland South provincial police spokesperson Chief Inspector Philisani Ndebele confirmed the incident which took place last Friday. He said the cop’s assailant, Anet Ndebele (22) of Ngotsha 15

September 26, 2018 6:36 AM Bid to bribe cop backfires

A 20 year old Gwanda mine worker has been sentenced to perform 315 hours of community service for offering a police officer $132 as a bribe in a bid to evade arrest. Nkosiyapha Sibanda, who works at Bima Mine, pleaded not guilty to bribery charges when he appeared before Gwanda magistrate, Miss Nomagugu Ncube, but was convicted due to overwhelming evidence 21

July 3, 2018 9:42 AM Cop bashing pair granted bail

Two Chitungwiza men yesterday appeared in court for allegedly assaulting police officers who were on patrol and stealing one of the officers’ phone worth $500 after a misunderstanding. Jethro Ngazimbi (42) and Tobias Gadzira (29) appeared before Chitungwiza resident magistrate Mrs Yeukai Chigodora facing assault and theft charges. They pleaded not guilty 37

June 28, 2018 5:58 PM Top cop remanded in custody

The officer-in-charge of Borrowdale Police Station who is being charged with attempted murder after allegedly scalding his second wife with boiling water following a heated dispute over supper was yesterday denied bail and will languish in remand prison for the whole of next week. Simbarashe Sibanda was initially charged with physical abuse when he was brought 38

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 41

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 39

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 49

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 15

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 18