The facts laid out by prosecutors are plain: In 2008, a U.S. government employee on assignment in Zimbabwe drove through Harare in his government-issued Toyota Land Cruiser and struck and killed a 34-year-old man.
GWERU – The Midlands State University student who was sued recently for allegedly having an affair with a married lecturer has hit back by demanding US$10 000 in damages from the man’s wife. Miss Heather Mangosho is a level 2:1 Developmental Studies student.
HARARE – A rape prophecy turned real after an eight-year-old girl was sexually molested by her uncle, true to what her mother had been told during a church service, a magistrate has heard. The incident allegedly took place last year, when the girl returned from school.
HARARE – The multiple charge case against research officials in Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai’s office has been postponed to June 3 for trial. Defence counsel for the quartet, Alec Muchadehama, had applied that the State furnish them with the confiscated dockets.
A pastor from Murewa reportedly took pictures of his wife’s privates upon her return from church as a way to inspect whether another man had bedded her. The couple is currently based in Epworth. Pastor Philmon Chitewe leads an unnamed church in Murewa.
ATTEMPTS by the State to keep MDC-T youth leader Solomon Madzore behind bars after he was granted bail by a Bindura magistrate fell apart yesterday after High Court judge Justice Felistas Chatukuta dismissed the application on the basis that it lacked merit.
CHITUNGWIZA – Two brothers accused of taking turns to be intimate and impregnating their church-mate’s 14-year-old daughter while he was at work have appeared in court. Simbarashe and elder brother Bright Kazanhu face charges of sleeping with a minor.
MUTARE – Zanu PF top official Enock Porisingazi was left quaking in his boots after being fingered in the rustling of 80 cattle belonging to farmer David Jourbert, whose evidence, nailing the towering ex-Chipinge South legislator, added an intriguing twist.
SILOBELA — A two-year-old, left unattended, was last month burnt to death when the house he was sleeping in caught fire while the mother was out for a beer binge. The mother, Vongai Maseure (20) has since appeared in court facing charges of culpable homicide.
HARARE – The Registrar of Lupane University has been convicted of defaulting on paying maintenance for his three children resulting in US$12 000 arrears. Jairos Makunde, 47, was spared jail on condition that he settles the arrears by June 30.
MUTARE — The livestock theft case which has divided Zanu PF officials in Manicaland Province took a new twist today with Dorothy Mabika, alleging that she is being persecuted because she spurned sexual advances from Presidential Affairs Minister Didymus Mutasa.
A Harare businessman has filed a High Court application seeking an order barring Telecel Zimbabwe from running the popular Mega Promotion on the basis that it was a “stolen idea”. Mr Peterson Tengende operates an information technology firm.
HARARE – Court officials in Zimbabwe say a man has been charged in the murder of six people who died from poisoned food meant only for a neighbor he accused of flirting with his wife. Saini Sakandya, 63, arrested last week, allegedly used a wild herb to spike the food.
CHINHOYI – A Grade One pupil at a local school was forced to suck the private parts of his 18-year-old neighbour before swallowing his sperms in exchange for wild honey. This was after the boy (6) and his three friends refused to have anal intercourse with the man.