Crimes & Courts
Three security personnel at United Families International Church, who are accused of battering a fellow congregant over church’s money, have a case to answer.
A Bulawayo kombi driver who slapped a passenger for vomiting in his kombi resulting in the victim falling and hitting his head against the tarmac causing his death six days later, was yesterday convicted of culpable homicide.
Former Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) Commissioner-General Gershom Pasi, who resigned this week, will walk away scot free, as his resignation removes the right for Zimra to bring him to a hearing over the 40 charges of corruption and…
A 25-year-old Gweru man will serve two-and-a-half years in prison for having sexual intercourse with his 14-year-old “girlfriend” whom he kept as a sex slave for three days.
Two men from Gwanda who robbed Bulawayo`s City Centre Pharmacy at gunpoint and got away with $642, have each been sentenced to 12 years in prison.
Barely a year after businessman Mr Jonathan Kadzura died, his four children are already allegedly pilfering his estate.
Prosecutors yesterday dropped charges of insulting President Robert Mugabe against former Zanu PF youth leader William Mutumanje — popularly known as Acie Lumumba — marking a failure by the State in the high profile case.
An officer-in-charge of administration at Marlborough Police Station reportedly helped himself to $30 from money collected by traffic cops in fines, a court heard yesterday.
A 20-year-old man from Silobela has appeared in court after he was caught allegedly raping a Form Two pupil by the juvenile’s mother.
A Bulilima man who stole a gun from his employer, killed and robbed an 87-year-old woman, raped another and robbed a third one before fleeing to South Africa, was yesterday sentenced to life imprisonment.