Articles tagged 'chihuri'

'Chihuri looted diamonds worth millions of dollars' 10 April 2018 HARARE - Former police commissioner-general Augustine Chihuri allegedly seized a vault containing diamonds worth millions of dollars belonging to a company that was in partnership with the cops before he forcibly took its claim in the gem rich Chiadzwa fields, Parliament heard yesterday. Chihu...
Govt imports maize despite bumper harvest 20 October 2017 HARARE - Despite official claims that the 2016/17 farming season achieved a bumper harvest owing to the Command Agriculture initiative, government is clandestinely importing the staple grain from neighbouring countries. Ironically, the grain imports violate a ban imposed by the same government...
Mugabe fails to free 'abducted' prophet 12 March 2017 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe's spirited efforts to rescue revered “abducted” prophet, Madzibaba Wimbo — who is acclaimed for allegedly foretelling the nonagenarian's presidency 60 years ago — are dead in the water, with the famous seer's church now also splitting into two due to ugly infighti...
Dzamara turns heat on police 11 October 2016 HARARE - Pro-democracy activist Patson Dzamara has threatened to drag police Commissioner-General Augustine Chihuri to court over his subordinates' failure to provide any leads into the disappearance of his brother Itai who has been missing for 17 months now. In a strongly-worded petition copi...
Zimbos ignore govt demo ban 5 September 2016 HARARE - The spirit of defiance sweeping across the country is showing little sign of waning, with two rights lobby groups planning to hold daring demonstrations against President Robert Mugabe and his ruling Zanu PF today, despite last week's police ban on protests in Harare. The National Ven...
Police face $20k suit over 'unlawful' detention 31 May 2016 HARARE - A Harare businessman has written a letter to Home Affairs minister Ignatius Chombo (pictured) demanding $20 000 compensation after claiming he was over-detained by the police. Last Mapuranga, through his lawyers from Koto and Company Legal Practitioners, said his arrest was “malicious...
Police launch website 22 April 2016 HARARE - Police are hoping a website launched yesterday will help investigators solve some of the cold cases and build synergies with the public to fight crime. The website — www.zrp.gov.zw — was officially launched by Commissioner-General Augustine Chihuri at Morris Depot, who hoped the site ...
Police sued over Glen View murder arrest 21 June 2015 HARARE - The High Court has ruled that the police is answerable to Cynthia Manjoro's unlawful arrest and assault over claims that she participated in the murder of a Glen View police officer in 2011. Manjoro has since filed for damages in an application where she cited Home Affairs minister Ke...
Rapists must spare children: Mugabe 15 July 2013 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe has raised alarm at the escalating number of children being raped. Addressing Zanu PF supporters at Nzvimbo Secondary School in Mashonaland Central last week, Mugabe said the situation was a matter of grave concern, adding children s safety was under threa ...