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November 24, 2018 6:30 PM Convicted man ‘turns into python’

Business came to a standstill at the Gwanda Magistrate’s Court when a man became possessed and reportedly started crawling on the ground like a snake after he was jailed nine years for illegal possession of a python skin. Memezi Siziba Bvute (36) of Purpose Mine Compound in Esigodini area became a spectacle on Monday around 5PM as he imitated the characteristics 51

October 7, 2018 9:50 AM Vumbachikwe Mine defrauds pensioners

Forbes and Thompson Private Limited trading as Vumbachikwe Mine, which is one of the biggest mines in Matabeleland South Province has been dragged to court over non-payment of pension funds of its workers amounting to $2,4 million. Employees and former employers of the mine made a report to the police after learning that the company had been deducting 51

June 23, 2018 11:52 AM Self-styled prophet jailed for rape

A 50-year-old self-styled prophet from Magwazhuri Village in Beitbridge’s Ward 5 was on Thursday jailed for 20 years for raping his 14-year-old sister in-law and threatening to kill her if she disclosed the crime. William Ncube was accused of repeatedly raping his wife’s younger sister since November 2017 until his arrest in January this year. Ncube’s 52

May 17, 2018 7:35 AM Man (43) says sodomised by 15-year-old

A 43-year-old Filabusi man has denied sodomising his 15-year-old neighbour at knife point saying it was instead the juvenile who sodomised him. Esau Banda of Nkankezi area pleaded not guilty to aggravated indecent assault charges when he appeared before Gwanda regional magistrate, Mr Mark Dzira. Mr Dzira ordered Banda to go for a medical examination 60

February 13, 2018 8:00 AM Two Malawian armed robbers jailed for eight years

Two Malawian armed robbers have each been sentenced to eight years in prison after the police intercepted them driving a VW Amarok vehicle they had stolen from neighbouring South Africa. Donex M’madi (35) and Alick Chaponda pleaded not guilty to theft when they appeared before Gwanda regional magistrate, Mr Mark Dzira, but were convicted due to overwhelming 53

January 5, 2016 6:18 AM Man fights hooker, stabs peacemaker, guilty of attempted murder

A BULAWAYO man who stabbed a peacemaker who had questioned why he was fighting a sex worker has been convicted of attempted murder. Watson Sibanda, 19, from Kensington suburb armed himself with an okapi knife and stabbed Abraham Phiri who tried stopping the fight between him (Sibanda) and the sex worker. Regional magistrate Mark Dzira convicted Sibanda 18

December 9, 2015 5:22 AM Mum of three kidnaps child, 5

A MOTHER of three from Bulawayo's Mahatshula suburb allegedly kidnapped a five-year-old girl from Renkini Bus Terminus and kept her for 10 days. Lethu Nkomo whose age could not be ascertained allegedly used money to lure the girl who was picking up empty plastic drink containers at the terminus. She pleaded guilty to kidnapping before regional magistrate 19

September 26, 2015 10:33 PM Man Impregnates Sister (14)

A man who impregnated his sister, 14, was lucky to escape a custodial sentence yesterday when he was ordered to perform community service. The 20-year-old man from Lupane was originally, facing a rape charge, but regional magistrate Mark Dzira acquitted him on that charge and then convicted him of having sex with a minor under the age of 16. The accused 46

April 8, 2015 6:02 AM Man turns mentally challenged girl into a sex slave for 5 months

A Makokoba gold panner was yesterday sentenced to 14 years in prison after he detained and turned a mentally challenged girl into a sex slave for five months. Calex Mafika detained the 16-year-old Inyathi girl from November last year until his arrest this year. He becomes the third man to be convicted of raping the same girl. Mafika attempted to buy his freedom 6

April 1, 2015 9:10 AM PROPHETIC VISIONS LEAD TO RAPE IN THE BUSH newsdzeZimbabweNewsdzeZimbabwe

Ephias Ndlovu, 42, of Trenance suburb in Bulawayo, allegedly kept his victims – including two high school girls – in the bush overnight after his promises to “cleanse” them turned into a living nightmare. Ndlovu will appear in court on April 10 after his trial failed to kick off before senior Bulawayo regional magistrate Mark Dzira yesterday due to a mix-up 10