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August 16, 2018 5:43 PM Businessman loses $17k in car deal

A prominent businessman at Mpandawana in Gutu reportedly lost $17 061 to a fellow businessman in the town in a botched car importation deal. Mr Taitos Madzingo, who runs businesses at Mpandawana, was allegedly duped by Lovemore Mapondera who had promised to import a vehicle for him from the UK. After receiving the money from Mr Madzingo, Mapondera imported 5

August 16, 2018 12:46 PM 700 top cops reshuffled

The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has reshuffled at least 700 senior officers from ranks between superintendent and senior assistant commissioner as part of an ongoing restructuring exercise. Of the 700, 128 are assistant commissioners and senior assistant commissioners while the rest are superintendents and chief superintendents. According to reports 7

July 20, 2018 10:56 AM 4 nabbed for gun theft during mine violence

Four miners have been arrested for allegedly being part of a 30-men gang that attacked a group of miners at West Nicholson Youth Mine in Gwanda and stole a pistol from a security guard during a mine wrangle. The gang that was armed with machetes, axes, knobkerries and stones, beat up the security guard and two mine workers until they lost consciousness 16

July 19, 2018 8:28 AM Gang of 8 jailed one year each

A gang of eight people from Chitungwiza and Beatrice that forcibly took a coffin containing the body of Tinashe Pise to a beerhall and stole cash and beer amounting to $1 600 has been sentenced to one year in prison each. Tendai Pise (24), Patience Mafunganzira (25), Ishmael Mandipanga (22), Stanley Charura (27), Brendon Simon (21), Rumbidzai Manyika 22

July 18, 2018 12:53 PM Cops up for demanding bribe

Two cops appeared in court yesterday facing charges of demanding a R30 000 bribe to free a suspected thief. Tonderai Mumanikidzwa, 41, and Etwell Ngara, 45, denied allegations of criminal abuse of duty as public officers when they appeared before Harare magistrate Francis Mapfumo. The duo is attached to Criminal Investigations Department, Southerton 26

July 18, 2018 2:31 AM Ex-SDC chair jailed for theft of school monies

A former chairperson of a school development committee in Bulawayo has been sentenced to five years in prison for stealing about $3 000 from the school. Hlanganani Masuku pleaded guilty to defrauding Induna Primary School before Western Commonage Magistrate Mr Lungile Ncube. The prosecutor Mr Nathan Marime told the court Masuku was going through some financial 43

July 10, 2018 2:53 PM Medical doctor recounts horror marriage

Harare doctor Alexander Guni yesterday narrated how his wife conned him into a marital union and then stole from him. Guni was testifying during the trial of his wife Christina Hamiton, 26, who is facing a series of fraud and theft charges committed during their five-month stay after their nuptials. Among the things allegedly stolen from the husband 32

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 32

June 29, 2018 3:02 AM Man (41) ‘robs’ dead best friend

A man from Bulawayo allegedly stole his late best friend’s sim card which was linked to his bank account and withdrew more than $2 000. Sevina Ncube (41) allegedly stole John Phiri’s sim card from his son Nkosiyapha Phiri (26) at the funeral wake where he was the master of ceremony. He allegedly withdrew $2 678 from his late friend’s bank account and bought 26

June 25, 2018 6:21 AM Vandals cripple new Zesa projects

Vandalism of electricity infrastructure is crippling implementation of new projects across the country as available funding is being channelled towards replacing vandalised equipment, a senior official has said. Chief Energy Development Officer for Matabeleland region in the Ministry of Energy and Power Development, Mr Peace Rugube said vandalism and theft 21