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November 20, 2018 6:07 PM Zimbabwean man fakes own death in UK

A South African woman pretended her Zimbabwean husband was dead to claim £400,000 on his life insurance, a UK court has heard. Bekezela Bhebhe, 52, faked his own death between 1 August and 30 September 2016, it is claimed. Zimbabwean Bhebhe appeared at City of London Magistrates Court where he denied one count of fraud by false representation. His South 4

November 12, 2018 11:15 AM Fake policeman pesters prostitute for sex

A drunken man from Bulawayo masqueraded as a police officer and ran amok at a night spot in Plumtree, demanding sex from a prostitute. This came to light during the initial appearance of Herbert Rukasha (29) of 30046 Entumbane before Plumtree resident magistrate, Miss Sharon Rosemani, facing charges of disorderly conduct in a public place and impersonation 8

November 9, 2018 9:35 AM Cellphone gives away rapist panner

A 34-year-old gold panner from Shurugwi, who left his cellphone after raping a 17-year-old girl, has been slapped with a 20-year jail sentence. The panner, whose name has been withheld to protect the identity of his minor victim, appeared before Gweru Regional Magistrate Mrs Phathekile Msipa facing two counts of rape. He was pleading not guilty to both counts 8

November 1, 2018 10:55 AM Catholic nun murder-accused gives magistrate death threat

Enock Potani, who last year allegedly killed and raped a Catholic nun Ruvadiki Plaxedes Kamundiya at a Holy Shrine at Mother of Peace in Mutoko, yesterday threatened a Harare magistrate with death. Potani, who is facing a murder charge, appeared before Mrs Rumbidzai Mugwagwa and was indicted to appear at the High Court on November 12 for trial 21

November 1, 2018 10:09 AM ZETDC worker fined for illegal power connections

A Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC) worker has been fined $600 for illegally connecting electricity to 11 households in Chitungwiza while pretending to be on official duty. Notion Charakupa (49), who is employed as a revenue assurance assistant, pleaded not guilty to abuse of office charges, but was convicted after a full trial 24

October 26, 2018 9:25 AM 37 illegal forex dealers convicted . . . money forfeited to the State…. code named Operation “Dzosai Mari”

At least 37 illegal foreign currency dealers who were arrested in Harare under Operation “Dzosai Mari” on separate occasions over the past few days have appeared at the Harare Magistrate’s Court, with 10 of them being convicted for the offences and forfeiting their money to the State. The convicted will also do community service, while the remaining 18

October 15, 2018 12:04 PM Cops acquitted for fatally assaulting prison officer

Two Gwanda-based police officers, who were accused of fatally assaulting a drunken prison officer for refusing to be taken to a police holding cell for detention have been acquitted by the High Court. Tinofara Moyo (38) and Admire Matsveru (34) both stationed at Gwanda Police Station appeared before Bulawayo High Court judge Justice Maxwell Takuva facing 7

September 28, 2018 10:05 AM Cameroon rail operator Camrail convicted over deadly 2016 train crash

Cameroonian rail operator Camrail and eleven other defendants were found guilty of involuntary manslaughter on Wednesday in connection with a train derailment that killed 79 people and wounded over 600 in October 2016. The packed train operated by Camrail, a unit of French industrial group Bollore, came off the tracks in the town of Eseka en route from the capital 14

September 24, 2018 3:40 AM Woman stabs ex over bread

A 28 year old woman from Cowdray Park suburb in Bulawayo has appeared in court for allegedly stabbing her ex- lover after the man demanded some bread he had bought her while they were still together. Patience Ndoro, who allegedly stabbed Howard Ncube with a kitchen knife in the chest and left thigh, pleaded guilty to assault charges when she appeared 21

September 22, 2018 12:13 PM Tarumbwa out of prison

Chicken Inn FC striker Obidiah Tarumbwa has been released from prison after he committed to pay more than $600 monthly until he clears about $6 000 in maintenance arrears for the upkeep of his two children. He paid a lump sum of $1 500 towards the arrears and made a payment plan for the balance. Tarumbwa has been in a long-running battle over the maintenance 18