Articles tagged 'culpable homicide'

Woman accused of murder freed 11 May 2014 HARARE - A Chitungwiza woman was acquitted on culpable homicide charges, following claims that she stabbed her husband to death during a dispute over the man’s alleged extra-marital affairs. The 24-year-old woman Sithembiso Muvhami escaped a conviction after Harare regional magistrate Fadzai M...
Dudu is also human 25 October 2013 EDITOR — I was happy that finally the High Court granted bail to jazz musician Duduzile Tracey Manhenga pending appeal of her sentence over culpable homicide. Dudu is not the first person to drive without a licence in Zimbabwe. Most people are driving without licences on our roads leading t...
Dudu Manhenga granted bail 23 October 2013 HARARE - The High Court has granted jazz artist Dudu Manhenga bail. The musician had been sentenced to two years in prison before suspension of six months on condition of good behaviour within five years of her release. She faced a further three months in prison for another charge of drivin...
Dudu Manhenga's bail application thrown out 15 October 2013 HARARE - Harare magistrate Blessing Murwisi yesterday dismissed convicted jazz musician Dudu Manhenga's bail application pending appeal. Manhenga was jailed for an effective one-and-half-years over a culpable homicide charge. Magistrate Murwisi dismissed her application on the basis there w...
Bus conductor jailed for 8 years 15 October 2013 HARARE - A commuter omnibus conductor has been jailed for eight years over the death of a police officer whom he pushed from a moving vehicle. Mike Madzimbamuto escaped with a lesser jail term after he was convicted for culpable homicide, as opposed to murder charges initially preferred agains...
Dudu Manhenga jailed 13 October 2013 HARARE - Relatives, friends and music lovers yesterday wept after jazz sensation Dudu Manhenga was jailed for an effective one-and-half-years over a culpable homicide charge. Harare magistrate Blessing Murwisi sentenced Manhenga to two years in prison before suspending six months on condition ...
Dudu pleads guilty 11 October 2013 HARARE - Jazz songstress Dudu Manhenga yesterday wept at the Harare Magistrates' Courts after pleading guilty to culpable homicide charges. Manhenga also pleaded guilty to charges of driving using a learner's licence without supervision. Charges against the songstress, who is a trainee past...
Dudu Manhenga trial date set 8 October 2013 HARARE - A trial date has been set for jazz star Dudu Manhenga, facing a culpable homicide charge after allegedly running over a cyclist. She faces another charge of driving without a licence. The imposing diva appeared yesterday at the Harare Magistrates' Courts, where her matter was de...