Articles tagged 'charity charamba'

'Govt riots explanation laughable' 21 January 2019 HARARE - Questions have been raised over government's claims that police and army deserters were responsible for the riots and mayhem that characterised a three-day stay-away, which reportedly led to the death of at least 12 people. Addressing a press conference on Saturday, police spokesperso...
ZRP heightens crackdown against criminals 17 January 2019 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has increased crackdown efforts on crime which has seemingly been rampant and on the rise in Zimbabwe. In a statement, ZRP Senior Assistant Commissioner Charity Charamba revealed that the police has since intensified patrols and intelligence gatherin...
Police warns touts, kombi drivers over sexual harassment 8 December 2018 HARARE - Police have issued a stern warning against touts and kombi drivers who are in the habit of sexually harassing women at bus termini. National police spokesperson Charity Charamba told delegates at an indaba against gender-based violence organised by Plan International that they want to...
Forex dealer jailed as crackdown starts 29 November 2018 HARARE - Government has handed a prison sentence to a trader selling foreign currency outside the official exchange rate, marking the advent of the crackdown on a black market it says destabilises the country's currency. This comes after promulgation of new laws prescribing that unlicensed for...
'We must tame carnage on our roads' 25 November 2018 HARARE - With the country heading towards the festive season, it is worrying that Zimbabweans are already witnessing a spike in serious road accidents and other forms of crime such as robberies and murders. Our reporter, Pauline Hurungudo, had an opportunity to discuss these and other issues w...
Police force needs resources 21 November 2018 HARARE - Disturbing reports of an increase in armed robberies have emerged around the country in recent weeks. Perpetrators are targeting unsuspecting hitchhikers on the roads before robbing them of their valuables and in the worst case scenario, they then murder the victims. According to the ...
Armed bandits on terror spree - women targeted, raped and murdered 19 November 2018 HARARE - Law enforcement agents are on high alert following a recent spate of armed robberies and heinous rape incidents around the country — including in the capital, Harare where a gang of rogue taxi drivers is terrorising women, the Daily News can report. This comes as police in Manicaland ...
Armed bandits target women 19 November 2018 HARARE - Law enforcement agents are on high alert following a recent spate of armed robberies and heinous rape incidents around the country — including in the capital, Harare where a gang of rogue taxi drivers is terrorising women, the Daily News can report. [Adz] [GoogleAd]
ZRP retires senior members of staff 3 October 2018 HARARE - Several senior police officers have been forced out of their jobs after reaching the compulsory age of retirement, the Daily News can report. The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) is retiring all senior officials who are above the age of 50 as the service continues its restructuring exer...
6 killed in head-on collision 21 August 2018 HARARE - Six people died and two others were seriously injured when two vehicles collided head-on at the 233km peg along Harare-Masvingo Road, police have confirmed. The fatal accident occurred on August 18 when a Hyundai Tucson which was travelling due North towards Harare with four passenger...
Unclaimed body at Marondera morgue 20 August 2018 HARARE - Police have called on the public to go and identify an unclaimed body of a 40-year-old man in the Marondera Hospital Mortuary. National police spokesperson Charity Charamba said: “The ZRP would like to appeal to members of the general public who may be missing their male relative to p...
Gun-toting 'Zanu PF youth' arrested 17 July 2018 HARARE - Police have arrested one man captured on video in Zanu PF regalia while firing live bullets into the air. Police spokesperson Charity Charamba told the Daily News that they have since launched a manhunt for his other accomplices. Their video has gone viral on social media in a deve...
Another shake-up in ZRP 20 April 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has rung another shake-up, with the law enforcement agency transferring 41 senior police officers and 19 juniors. The move is one in many redeployments effected in the force since the military-led Operation Restore Legacy, which saw former president Robe...
Diasporans protest over Zim police brutality 5 March 2018 HARARE - Zimbabweans in the Diaspora are planning to stage a protest at the Zimbabwean embassy in London on Wednesday in a bid to push government to deal with police brutality. This comes amid calls by civil society activists for authorities to compensate families of two people that were recen...
Police shooting victims laid to rest 26 February 2018 HARARE - Government donated $200 and a coffin to the families of victims whose lives were tragically ended by Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) on Thursday night. Three unarmed civilians were fatally shot by police during a government-backed operation to remove commuter omnibuses and informal tra...
More changes in ZRP 13 February 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has moved to replace recently-fired senior officers by redeploying 14 cops to various key posts, as the law enforcement agency moves to re-shape its battered image. At least 30 senior police officers were last month served with retirement letters, be...
'Charamba an idiot' cop acquitted 23 January 2018 HARARE - A cop who was dragged to court after writing in a WhatsApp message that national police spokesperson Charity Charamba was an “idiot” has been acquitted. James Mabasa, 38, was facing charges of contravening the Post and Telecommunications Act by sending offensive messages over the phon...
Zim festive roads fatalities deadlier than ever 4 January 2018 HARARE - The number of people who have died on the country's roads since December 15 is already higher than last year, the Zimbabwe Republic Police has said. In a statement, police spokesperson Charity Charamba said 1 398 accidents occurred from December 15 to January 1, with 136 deaths record...
Charamba insult case postponed 6 October 2017 HARARE - The case of a Police General Headquarters (PGHQ) cop who was charged after he reportedly wrote in a WhatsApp message that national police spokesperson Charity Charamba was an “idiot” was yesterday deferred to October 18. James Mabasa, 38, is being charged with contravening the Post an...
Police spokesperson insult case revived 25 September 2017 HARARE - The case of a cop who was charged after he reportedly wrote a WhatsApp message saying national police spokesperson Charity Charamba is an “idiot” has been resuscitated and will be back in court on October 5. Police General Headquarters-based James Mabasa, 38, is being charged with con...
Cop up for insulting police spokesperson 21 September 2017 HARARE - A cop based at Police General Headquarters (PGHQ) was hauled before the courts yesterday after he reportedly wrote in a Whatsapp message that the national police spokesperson Charity Charamba was an “idiot”. James Mabasa, 38, was charged with contravening the Post and Telecommunicatio...
Mnangagwa at crossroads 12 September 2017 HARARE - The continued onslaught on Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa (pictured) could drive the 74 year-old politician to a point where he might have to make difficult choices if it is indeed true that he harbours ambitions to succeed the incumbent, analysts have said. Since his elevation to ...
Mnangagwa breaks silence 28 August 2017 HARARE - Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa ended weeks of silence on his alleged poisoning by thanking God for sparing his life during the sudden illness in Gwanda which saw him being airlifted to South Africa for emergency surgery this month. Mnangagwa, who turns 75 next month, is touted as a...
Police speak on Mnangagwa poisoning 25 August 2017 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) is still to receive any formal complaints to enable them to investigate the alleged poisoning of Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa in Gwanda while attending a Zanu PF youth interface meeting, the Daily News can report. More than two weeks after the i...
ZRP slams cops' unlawful conduct 25 August 2017 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has warned that it will not tolerate law enforcement agents that engage in any unlawful conduct that jeopardises public safety. This comes after five police officers were arrested following allegations that they had viciously assaulted a Harare man w...