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Lumumba granted bail

Lumamba William Gerald Mutumanje was yesterday granted $400 bail after appearing in court facing charges of undermining the authority of the President as defined in section 33(2) of the criminal law (codification reform act). Lumumba dropped the F word on the president during the launch of his political party, VIVA Zimbabwe. Lumumba, 28, was ordered […]

Manyenyeni freed

Harare Mayor, was freed yesterday after being detained beyond the legal limit following his arrest on Wednesday on allegations of criminal abuse of office and corruptly concealing personal interest in a transaction. In his ruling, Harare magistrate Mr Vakai Chikwekwe referred to section 50 of the constitution (sub section 2), saying that it is clear […]

Manyenyeni  to appear in court tomorrow

Harare mayor, Bernard Manyenyeni will appear at Harare magistrate court tomorrow after being charged with criminal abuse of public office, an offence which is said to have emanated  from his appointment of former banker Mr James Mushore as Harare’s town clerk. Addressing journalists at Harare magistrate court after  Cllr  Manyenyeni failed to turn up for trial, […]

Man in court for rape

A Harare man appeared in court today on allegations of raping a 16 year old  as defined in section 65 of the criminal law codification and reform act chapter 9.23. James Mudzingwa, 22 who resides in Waterfalls was facing rape charges when he appeared before Harare magistrate Adonia Masawi. The court heard that on the […]

Close to $8K fees stolen at Chisipite Senior School

Five Harare men stole close to $8K worth of school and examination fees at Chisipite Senior School. This emerged yesterday after four of the five accused pesons appeared before Harare magistrate court, facing charges of  unlawful entry into a private premise and theft as defined in section 131 of the criminal law codification and reform […]

Former Harare Hospital workers in court for fraud

Two Former Harare Hospital workers stood before Harare Magistrate court yesterday facing fraud charges as defined in section 136 of the criminal law of codification and reform act, (chapter 9:23) The two accused persons, Serenia Manhuwa 36, and Taurai Chibvongodze were dragged to court after swindling $1,400 from Simbarashe George Manyoka who needed a nursing […]

Granny in court for raping grandchildren

A Harare man stood before  Harare magistrate court yesterday, facing allegations of raping his two step grandchildren. Hudson Makavire 61, was dragged to  court following accusations of having sexual intercourse with two juveniles, who happen to his step grandchildren. The court heard that, sometime in November last year, the accused took the minors to bed […]

Man rapes minor

A 20 year old man was dragged to Harare magistrate court today on allegations of  raping a 15 year old as defined in section 65 of the criminal law codification and reform act chapter 9.23. Brandon Nyakabau, who resides in Stone ridge Farm Waterfalls, Harare, stood before the court, accused of raping a 15 year […]

Man walks free after rape charges

A 20 year old man who was accused of raping a minor, today walked  free after  Harare magistrate Fadzai Mthombeni ruled in his favour. The magistrate,  found the evidence against Nyoni*, who was accused of raping a seven year old girl, not  convincing. Magistrate Mthombeni said medical reports could not prove well if the complainant […]

Police-Kombi war ends in court

The cat and mouse game between Members of the Zimbabwe Republic Police and a Kombi driver end ended  up in court after a road signal offence by the accused, William Panda. Panda, 43 who resides in Nyamande village, Domboshava was dragged to Harare magistrate court today facing reckless driving charges. According to state papers, the accused […]