Articles tagged 'alpha omega dairies'

New twist to Mugabe dairy 'bombers' case 23 September 2017 HARARE - The case of two suspects accused of attempting to bomb President Robert Mugabe's Alpha Omega Dairies has taken a new twist after the duo told the Constitutional Court (Con-Court) that they are members of the Military Intelligence unit. Senior army officials Charles Mashava, the direct...
Gushungo Dairies coup suspects indicted 1 June 2017 HARARE - Four suspects allegedly caught attempting to bomb Alpha Omega Dairies will now stand trial on treason charges after the Prosecutor-General's office served them with indictments yesterday. Owen Kuchata, 34, Zimbabwe National Army corporal Borman Ngwenya, 30, Solomon Makumbe, 29, and an...
Gushungo Dairies 'bombers' case drags on 4 April 2017 HARARE - A bid for freedom by four suspects reportedly caught attempting to bomb Alpha Omega Dairies — popularly known as Gushungo Dairies — has been dismissed after the State indicated that indicts for the trial to be heard by the High Court were still pending. The quartet — jailed president ...
Gushungo dairies 'coup': Suspects apply for further remand refusal 27 October 2016 HARARE - Four suspects who were reportedly caught attempting to bomb Alpha Omega Dairies yesterday applied for refusal of further remand, accusing the State of infringing on their right to be tried within a reasonable period of time. Jailed president of the Zimbabwe People's Front political pa...
Gushungo bomb suspect acquitted 11 May 2016 HARARE - A Zimbabwe National Army corporal accused of attempting to bomb Alpha Omega Dairies was acquitted yesterday with the magistrate questioning why one of the army bosses, whose name featured prominently throughout the trial, was not brought to testify. Borman Ngwenya was acquitted on “Po...
Witnesses desert Gushungo bomb suspect 29 April 2016 HARARE - A soldier who was part of a gang that was allegedly caught attempting to bomb President Robert Mugabe's Alpha Omega Dairies will receive his judgment on May 10, after failing to have his accomplices testify in his favour. Borman Ngwenya had said that he would have Solomon Makumbe, an ...
Army disowns Gushungo bomb plot corporal 24 March 2016 HARARE - The Zimbabwe National Army has rejected claims by a corporal accused of attempting to bomb Alpha Omega Dairies that he was on an official spying mission. This was revealed by investigating officer Nyambo Viera during the ongoing trial of Borman Ngwenya who appeared before Harare regio...
Press gagged in Mugabe 'bombing' trial 17 February 2016 HARARE - The High Court has barred the media from covering proceedings in a criminal case of four men, including two soldiers, on charges of plotting to bomb President Robert Mugabe's dairy outside Harare. A director of Military Intelligence sought and got the gag order, which was presented ye...
Nine years for plot to bomb Mugabe dairy 10 February 2016 HARARE - A Harare regional magistrate yesterday jailed an opposition Zimbabwe People's Front (ZPF) president for nine years on charges of attempting to firebomb the First Family's Alpha Omega Dairies in Mazowe. Owen Kuchata was convicted on charges of possession of weaponry for sabotage, money...
Mugabe treason plot: Sentencing today 9 February 2016 HARARE - The Zimbabwe People's Front (ZPF) political party president accused of attempting to bomb the First Family's Alpha Omega Dairies in Mazowe will be sentenced on insurgency charges today. ZPF president Owen Kuchata, 34, pleaded guilty to charges of possession of weaponry for sabotage, m...
State claims 'plot' to bomb Mugabe dairy 26 January 2016 HARARE - Two Zimbabwe National Army corporals were arraigned before the courts yesterday for allegedly conniving with an opposition political party official and an ex-army officer to  bomb President Robert Mugabe's Alpha Omega Dairies. President of the Zimbabwe People's Front political party, ...