Articles tagged 'criminal law codification and reform act'

Ex-MDC councillor faces Mugabe insult rap 6 April 2017 HARARE - Gwanda magistrate Wilfed Mafios Moyo will next Tuesday deliver his ruling on a freedom bid filed by former MDC councillor in Gwanda, Themba Nyoni, charged with insulting President Robert Mugabe. The 49-year-old had been put on trial at the Gwanda Magistrates' Courts on Tuesday facing ...
Modelling director up for using ladies toilet 21 January 2014 BULAWAYO - An executive director for a local modelling agency has been dragged to court after he was arrested for using a ladies toilet. Ricky Nathanson, 48, of Ricochet Modelling Agency pleaded not guilty when he appeared before Bulawayo magistrate Eveline Mashavakuve facing charges of crimin...
Zanu PF MP charged for assault 15 January 2014 MASVINGO - Darlington Chiwa, Zanu PF legislator for Chiredzi West constituency, yesterday appeared before a Masvingo magistrate facing charges of assaulting a Triangle man in a farm wrangle. Chiwa, 40,  appeared before Masvingo magistrate Dorothy Mwanyisa facing charges of contravening a secti...
Life sentence for sea piracy 13 January 2014 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe has invoked the Presidential Powers (Temporary Measures) to amend the Criminal Law (Codification and Reform) Act which will see life imprisonment for sea piracy. The criminalisation of acts of piracy committed in the high seas by Zimbabwe relates to one in whic...
Student arrested for Mugabe insult 4 November 2013 MASVINGO - A Great Zimbabwe University (GZU) student got himself in trouble for allegedly calling President Robert Mugabe a dog because he was failing to fullfill his election campaign promises. Honest Makasi, 34, of Majange high density suburb, was on Wednesday hauled before Masvingo magistra...
Kudos to our judiciary 28 October 2013 HARARE - As we reported elsewhere in this newspaper, a Masvingo magistrate on Friday acquitted the Daily News of publishing falsehoods after the peerless daily reported on claims late last year that vigilante groups were being trained in Gutu.