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January 14, 2019 10:19 AM Illegal fuel dealer jailed

A Mutare man has been slapped with 30 days in prison by a city magistrate after he was found selling diesel without a licence. Temptation Makorera (23) of house number 4 Murahwa Industrial Site, Green Market, Sakubva, was charged with contravening Section 29(1) of the Petroleum Act (Chapter 13:22). Representing the State, Miss Perseverance Musukuto told the court 74

January 8, 2019 8:23 AM Rahaf al-Qunun: Saudi woman ends airport hotel standoff

An 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled her family at the weekend has left Bangkok airport “under the care” of the UN refugee agency, the head of Thailand’s immigration police says. Thai immigration officials had tried to return Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, 18, to Kuwait, where her family is. But she refused to board a flight on Monday and barricaded herself 26

December 29, 2018 9:41 AM Indonesia burns mountain of marijuana

A towering stack of marijuana that weighed a hefty 800kg went up in smoke yesterday as Indonesian police lit up the pungent contraband. Authorities in the Muslim-majority nation’s Aceh province took a match to the bricks of pot and also destroyed some 19kg of methamphetamine, seized in raids this year. Five drug suspects in bright-orange prison garb were paraded 24

December 21, 2018 3:20 AM Man jailed 16yrs for rape, theft

A 35-year-old man has been sentenced 20 years in prison for rape and theft of property. Reginald Baisai will however, serve 16 years after Harare magistrate Ms Gloria Takundwa conditionally suspended four years. Ms Takundwa said the State had managed to prove beyond reasonable doubt that Baisai was guilty of the offence. “Though the accused (Baisai) 26

December 15, 2018 7:58 AM I use marijuana for rituals, man tells court

A man from Dzau Village in Seke left the court in stitches when he claimed that as a traditional healer, he was obliged to use marijuana. Master Chimbalanga (22) recently appeared before Chitungwiza magistrate Mrs Winfilder Tiatara, charged with possession of a dangerous drug. “I am allowed to be in possession of cannabis because I am a certified traditional 14

December 14, 2018 7:29 AM Trial of Mphoko’s son postponed

The trial of former Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko’s son, Siqokoqela, has been postponed to January 21 next year. He is being accused of hijacking the Choppies retail business and “looting” more than $50 000 worth of cash and goods from the outlets countrywide without board approval. Siqokoqela (40), who is facing 170 counts of fraud and theft, appeared 22

December 6, 2018 5:57 PM Former VP Mphoko’s son jailed

Siqokoqela, son to former VP Phelekezela Mphoko, was today sent to prison after he violated his bail conditions. Mphoko was jailed when he appeared in court for a routine remand hearing in a case he is facing charges of $80 000 fraud and theft at Choppies outlets. Part of his bail conditions were that he was not supposed to meet any of the state witnesses 28

December 6, 2018 4:26 PM Maziwisa, Pambuka found guilty….. sentenced to 54 months in prison for $12k fraud

Former Highfield legislator Psychology Maziwisa and former ZBC News anchor Oscar Pambuka have both been found guilty of fraud and sentenced to 54 months in prison. The two duped Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) of over $12 000 after claiming to have done publicity work for the company. Maziwisa and Pambuka claimed to have done publicity work for ZPC during 32

December 6, 2018 3:36 AM Killer robbers jailed for life

Two robbers have been jailed for life for killing a diamond dealer at his house in Chiadzwa, last year. Mutare High Court judge, Justice Hlekani Mwayera, sentenced Marcos Madhume and Thomas Mike Makoni Nyakujara to life in prison after they killed Blessing Chikwangura of Kusena Village under Chief Marange. Madhume and Nyakujara denied the murder charges 34

December 1, 2018 4:14 PM ‘Thieving’ cop, rapist inyanga escape from jail

A cop who allegedly broke into colleagues’ houses and stole assortment of goods and a self-proclaimed inyanga who was recently jailed for rape, have escaped from Hwange Prison. Maxwell Musariri, a constable and Masimpe Muleya, the self-proclaimed inyanga, allegedly used a piece of steel from a combat boot to drill a hole on a wooden section of the prison 20