Crimes & Courts – Nehanda Radio http://nehandaradio.com Zimbabwe News and Internet Radio Tue, 20 Feb 2018 17:27:12 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.4 http://nehandaradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/cropped-Nehanda-Radio-Favicon-512-32x32.jpg Crimes & Courts – Nehanda Radio http://nehandaradio.com 32 32 Chief drags Mnangagwa to court http://nehandaradio.com/2018/02/20/chief-drags-mnangagwa-court/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/02/20/chief-drags-mnangagwa-court/#comments Tue, 20 Feb 2018 15:18:12 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=168467 President Emmerson Mnangagwa

Dethroned Zhombe chief David Samambwa has dragged President Emmerson Mnangagwa to the High Court seeking to nullify his decision to install his younger brother Samuel as the substantive chief.

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Man in court for ‘defrauding’ prisoner’s relatives of $1 000 http://nehandaradio.com/2018/02/20/man-court-defrauding-prisoners-relatives-1-000/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/02/20/man-court-defrauding-prisoners-relatives-1-000/#respond Tue, 20 Feb 2018 12:44:14 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=168438 Inmates at Khami Prison in this file photo

A man from Fort Rixon allegedly defrauded three women of more than $1 000 while promising to facilitate the release of their relatives detained at Khami Maximum Prison.

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Six-man gang jailed for 72 years for robbery seek Supreme Court appeal http://nehandaradio.com/2018/02/20/six-man-gang-jailed-72-years-robbery-seek-supreme-court-appeal/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/02/20/six-man-gang-jailed-72-years-robbery-seek-supreme-court-appeal/#comments Tue, 20 Feb 2018 12:32:11 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=168435 File picture of robbery suspects being escorted by police

A gang of six men who were sentenced to a combined 72 years in jail for fiercely attacking workers at a gold mine in Shurugwi before robbing them of three tonnes of gold ore, have approached the High Court seeking leave to appeal at the Supreme Court.

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Soldier further remanded for ‘killing wife, two siblings’ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/02/20/soldier-remanded-killing-wife-two-siblings/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/02/20/soldier-remanded-killing-wife-two-siblings/#comments Tue, 20 Feb 2018 12:25:21 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=168434 Soldiers attend to the shooting scene in New Magwegwe, Bulawayo, on Thursday

A soldier who allegedly fired about 20 shots, killing his wife, her two siblings and injuring his 18-month- old daughter before shooting himself in an alleged suicide attempt in New Magwegwe suburb following an infidelity row, has been further remanded in custody.

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Pupil bites classmates. . . 14 rushed to hospital after ‘rabid’ attack http://nehandaradio.com/2018/02/20/pupil-bites-classmates-14-rushed-hospital-rabid-attack/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/02/20/pupil-bites-classmates-14-rushed-hospital-rabid-attack/#comments Tue, 20 Feb 2018 10:46:25 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=168405

A form one pupil at Tshazi Secondary School in Filabusi, Matabeleland South, allegedly bit 14 of his classmates, seriously injuring one amid suspicions that he is rabid.

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Man murders wife’s lover http://nehandaradio.com/2018/02/20/man-murders-wifes-lover/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/02/20/man-murders-wifes-lover/#comments Tue, 20 Feb 2018 10:28:39 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=168402

A 33-year-old Chiredzi man has been jailed for an effective 14 years by a Masvingo High Court judge for the cold-blooded murder of a neighbour he accused of having an extra-marital affair with his wife.

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Rapist uncle jailed 12yrs http://nehandaradio.com/2018/02/20/rapist-uncle-jailed-12yrs/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/02/20/rapist-uncle-jailed-12yrs/#respond Tue, 20 Feb 2018 10:17:04 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=168401

A 29-year-old Chitungwiza man was last Friday sentenced to 12 years in prison for raping his six-year-old niece. Chitungwiza regional magistrate Ms Estere Chivasa initially slapped the man with a 15-year sentence, but three years were conditionally suspended.

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Mzembi freedom bid thrown out http://nehandaradio.com/2018/02/20/mzembi-freedom-bid-thrown/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/02/20/mzembi-freedom-bid-thrown/#respond Tue, 20 Feb 2018 10:05:53 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=168399 Former Foreign Affairs Minister Walter Mzembi at the Harare Magistrates Court

Former Tourism and Hospitality Industry Minister Walter Mzembi, who is facing $1,6 million theft of trust property charges, will remain on remand pending trial after the court yesterday dismissed his application challenging placement on remand.

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MMCZ bosses acquitted http://nehandaradio.com/2018/02/19/mmcz-bosses-acquitted/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/02/19/mmcz-bosses-acquitted/#comments Mon, 19 Feb 2018 13:51:56 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=168000 Secretary for Mines and Mining Development Professor Francis Gudyanga

Harare regional magistrate Elijah Makomo has acquitted two Minerals Marketing Corporation of Zimbabwe (MMCZ) executives, after ruling they were being maliciously targeted by former Mines ministry permanent secretary Francis Gudyanga, who sought to cover up on his acts of bad governance and criminal abuse of office.

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Man jailed 20 years for raping two nieces http://nehandaradio.com/2018/02/19/man-jailed-20-years-raping-two-nieces/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/02/19/man-jailed-20-years-raping-two-nieces/#comments Mon, 19 Feb 2018 09:47:56 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=167918

A 19 year old Gwanda man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for raping his two nieces aged seven and 11 years old when they were left under his custody by their grandmother as she went to Harare.

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Bus firm ordered to pay accident victim’s wife $60k compensation http://nehandaradio.com/2018/02/19/bus-firm-ordered-pay-accident-victims-wife-60k-compensation/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/02/19/bus-firm-ordered-pay-accident-victims-wife-60k-compensation/#comments Mon, 19 Feb 2018 09:37:12 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=167913 Pathfinder bus crash

The High Court has ordered a luxury bus company Pathfinder to pay $60 000 compensation to a woman who lost her husband in an accident which occurred along Harare-Bulawayo highway near Shangani in 2013.

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Hwange bid to evict protestors suffers setback http://nehandaradio.com/2018/02/19/hwange-bid-evict-protestors-suffers-setback/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/02/19/hwange-bid-evict-protestors-suffers-setback/#comments Mon, 19 Feb 2018 09:31:18 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=167911 Hwange Colliery workers wives demonstrating for payment of their husbands' salaries

Hwange Colliery Company Limited (HCCL)’s bid to have demonstrators ejected from its premises suffered a setback after its urgent chamber application was removed from the High Court roll.

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High Court dismisses OK challenge http://nehandaradio.com/2018/02/19/high-court-dismisses-ok-challenge/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/02/19/high-court-dismisses-ok-challenge/#comments Mon, 19 Feb 2018 09:21:37 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=167910 OK Zimbabwe

The High Court has dismissed an application by OK Zimbabwe Limited challenging the pending disconnection of power at its shop in Gwanda over a $72 000 electricity bill.The ruling by Bulawayo High Court judge Justice Maxwell Takuva follows an urgent chamber application by OK Zimbabwe Ltd citing the Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC) as the respondent.

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Army fatigues land duo in trouble http://nehandaradio.com/2018/02/19/army-fatigues-land-duo-trouble/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/02/19/army-fatigues-land-duo-trouble/#respond Mon, 19 Feb 2018 06:22:31 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=167865

Two Chitungwiza men yesterday appeared in court after they were caught with army fatigues.Cosmas Gwanzura (23) and Spencer Tembo (23) appeared before Chitungwiza magistrate Mr Oliver Mudzongachiso, facing charges of unlawful possession of camouflage.

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Diaspora woman loses house to mistress http://nehandaradio.com/2018/02/19/diaspora-woman-loses-house-mistress/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/02/19/diaspora-woman-loses-house-mistress/#comments Mon, 19 Feb 2018 05:21:12 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=167847

The High Court has ruled that a woman living in the Diaspora is not entitled to inherit the matrimonial house because she was not living at the house at the time of her husband’s death.

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