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June 11, 2018 4:22 AM Hooker robber jailed one year

A 31 year old man from Cowdray Park suburb in Bulawayo has been jailed for one year after he had sex with a hooker only to return and steal from her house while she was away. Trust Mpofu stole from Ms Debra Ncube after she took him to her house to render services he had paid her for. Western Commonage magistrate Mr Lungile heard that Mpofu spent a night 26

May 23, 2018 12:14 PM UK man raped children in Kenya

A man has been found guilty of raping two girls in Kenya. Keith Morris, 72, from Hull, carried out the crimes while on holiday in a remote village between 2016 and 2017, the National Crime Agency (NCA) said. He denied 13 charges including rape and sexual assault but was convicted following a trial at Leeds Crown Court. The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) 41

May 18, 2018 10:56 AM ZESA to cut off businesses

Businesses, including miners and manufacturers, who owe money for electricity risk being cut off by Zimbabwe’s power distributor after the lapse of a six months grace period to settle their bills. The Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company, is struggling to recover about $1 billion owed by companies, farmers and households who are on post-paid 54

May 18, 2018 9:36 AM Murder-accused challenges placement on remand

A 34-year-old woman who allegedly killed her husband in cold blood is challenging her placement on remand arguing that there is evidence that she did not commit the crime. Bridget Makaza allegedly shot her husband with a revolver following a long-standing marital dispute over the husband’s decision to marry another woman. Makaza appeared before magistrate 49

May 10, 2018 7:20 AM ‘Seven times ex-wife rapist’ acquitted

A man from Bulawayo, alleged to be HIV positive and who was accused of raping his ex-wife seven times in one night without protection, was yesterday acquitted of the charges. The man (55), from Mahatshula suburb, had been arraigned for luring his ex-wife (34) into his bedroom and raping her the whole night. Through his lawyer, Mr Costa Dube of Dube and Associates 22

May 5, 2018 7:17 AM Duo gang rapes woman

A 22-year-old man from Bulawayo who together with an accomplice attacked a couple, sending the man fleeing while they remained taking turns to rape the woman, was yesterday sentenced to 20 years in prison. Thokozani Ngwenya (22), employed by Chimbanje Company and residing in Tshabalala suburb, connived with Promise Ngwenya who is still at large to attack 33

May 1, 2018 7:40 PM Mbanje dealers’ trial begins

The trial of the duo that was found in possession of 710kgs of mbanje with a street value of $51000 has begun. Alphonse Mushanawami and Brighton Dinda pleaded not guilty before Harare magistrate Nomsa Sabarauta. The State presented its case by calling the arresting police detail Matarirano Chikwavaire to give evidence that the two accused were allegedly 38

April 25, 2018 11:44 AM Kidnapped Mexico students dissolved in acid

Three Mexican film students kidnapped last month in the western Jalisco state were later killed and their bodies dissolved in acid, local officials say. They say the male students, all in their 20s, were killed by the Jalisco New Generation Cartel gang, who likely confused them with rival gang members. Genetic remains of the missing students were found 32

April 21, 2018 7:08 AM Rapist neighbour gets 12 years in jail

A man from Plumtree has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for raping his neighbour’s 10-year-old daughter while she was sleeping. The man (21) forced open the minor’s bedroom door and sneaked into her blankets where he raped her once without using protection. The man pleaded guilty to rape charges before Bulawayo Regional Magistrate Mr Crispen Mberewere 32

April 10, 2018 7:56 AM Man stabbed over infidelity

Police in Gweru are investigating a case in which a 37-year-old man was fatally stabbed with a broken beer bottle on the neck by a fellow imbiber who accused him of having an affair with his wife. Acting Police Spokesperson for Midlands Province, Assistant Inspector, Ethel Mukwende, said the suspect, Washington Mtetwa immediately went into hiding after 21