Articles tagged 'harare magistrates court'

Man goes berserk, attacks wife at court 10 November 2018 HARARE - A 44-year-old man went berserk yesterday and attacked his wife in the glaring view of court officials after he lost a $42 000 maintenance case. Livieson Pamuchigere slapped and attempted to strangle his wife Cathrin as they exited the court room. The incident occurred after Harare ...
Kasukuwere trial in false start 30 October 2018 HARARE - The trial for former Cabinet minister Saviour Kasukuwere failed to kick off yesterday after his new lawyers lodged an application minutes before trial commencement. The courts had set October 29 to November 2 as trial dates for Kasukuwere, who is facing four counts of criminal abuse o...
45-yr-old rapes minor 7 September 2018 HARARE - A 45-year-old man who reportedly raped a 14-year-old juvenile twice at her cousin's home of residence was yesterday denied bail. Milton Kabanda of Waterfalls appeared before Harare magistrate Rumbidzai Mugwagwa and was advised to apply for bail at the High Court because he faces a thi...
27 accused of violence freed on bail 8 August 2018 HARARE - MDC Alliance election agents, vendors and ordinary people who are part of 27 civilians accused of participating in a violent protest in Harare last week have been freed on $50 bail each. The group which was represented by Human Rights lawyer Gift Mtisi made their bail application befo...
Cop in trouble over bribe 18 June 2018 HARARE - A Harare cop is in trouble after his bid to evade jail for accepting a bribe hit a brick wall, following the dismissal of his High Court appeal in which he challenged the conviction. Taurai Khauyeza had approached the High Court, appealing against a ruling by a Zimbabwe Republic Polic...
Inspection reveals Tyson's lavish lifestyle 15 June 2018 HARARE - The trial of former Zanu PF national political commissar, Saviour Kasukuwere, has given Zimbabweans rare insights into the lavish lifestyles being led by the country's mighty and powerful. Except for a few individuals such as Philip Chiyangwa, Wicknell Chivayo and Genius Kadungure — w...
Court tours Tyson's bullet-riddled mansion 13 June 2018 HARARE - Former  Zanu PF national political commissar, Saviour Kasukuwere, yesterday displayed 113 AK47 bullet shells that were recovered at his residence after he and his family survived what he says was an execution plot during last November's military intervention in the country's governance. ...
Tyson narrates 'execution' plot...court to rule on border jumping charges 12 June 2018 HARARE - Former Zanu PF national political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere told the court yesterday that he skipped the country's border and sought refuge in Mozambique after learning that the junta wanted to execute him during “Operation Restore Legacy”. This was revealed during the opening of K...
Tyson narrates 'execution' plot 12 June 2018 HARARE - Former Zanu PF national political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere told the court yesterday that he skipped the country's border and sought refuge in Mozambique after learning that the junta wanted to execute him during “Operation Restore Legacy”. See today's paper for more details. [A...
Five-star court treatment for 'Tyson' 2 June 2018 HARARE - Former Zanu PF national political commissar, Saviour Kasukuwere, received a five-star treatment when he surfaced at the Harare Magistrates' Courts yesterday to face charges of illegally skipping the country's boarder in November last year. When the 47-year-old politician arrived at co...
Man jailed 13 yrs for raping maid 12 May 2018 HARARE - A Harare man has been jailed for 13 years for raping his maid. Kudakwashe Mutuma, 34, was initially sentenced to 18 years in prison by regional magistrate Themba Kuwanda before five years were suspended on condition he does not commit a similar offence. He had been accused of rapin...
Employee dupes the nonagenarian of $11k 26 April 2018 HARARE - An accountant at former president Robert Mugabe's Gushungo Holdings (Pvt) Ltd who reportedly fleeced the nonagenarian of $11 000 in a botched potato sacks deal appeared in court yesterday. Peter Bhibhi, 34, of Dzivaresekwa in Harare appeared before magistrate Tilda Mazhande charged wi...
Four men 'gang-rape' woman 27 March 2018 HARARE - A Mufakose woman was reportedly gang-raped by four men from her neighbourhood to fix her for accompanying her friend to file theft charges against one of the suspects. The four — Paddy Mlambo, 23, Simbarashe Mlambo, 28, Kelvin Chiromudzimu, 22, and Elson Tariro Masawi, 25 – appeared b...
Former CAPS keeper Muchambo up for theft 10 March 2018 HARARE - Former CAPS United goalkeeper Jorum Muchambo is caught in the eye of a storm for allegedly stealing two mobile phones and various accessories from his ex-girlfriend Talent Matsengarwodzi. The footballer was arraigned before Harare Magistrates' Courts yesterday facing charges of theft....
Chombo's bail conditions relaxed 11 January 2018 HARARE - A Harare magistrate yesterday relaxed former Cabinet minister Ignatius Chombo's  bail conditions to allow him to tend to his farm in Mashonaland West. Chombo, detained by the military before Robert Mugabe resigned as president, was granted bail by the High Court last month on a slew o...
Woman jailed for claiming maintenance from two men 9 January 2018 HARARE - A HARARE woman who sought two different birth certificates for her daughter before claiming maintenance from two fathers was yesterday slapped with a 30-day prison term for breaching the Births Registration Act. Stella Kwanisai, 31, was convicted of wilfully giving false information f...
8 years for attempted rape 13 December 2017 HARARE - A Norton man will spend the next five years behind bars after he was caught red-handed attempting to rape a girl in his neighbourhood. John Penzura, 35, was convicted of aggravated indecent assault charges before Harare regional magistrate Elijah Makomo. Makomo initially sentenced ...
2 'monster' dads up for raping daughters 30 November 2017 HARARE – Two Harare men appeared in court on Wednesday, facing charges of raping their respective daughters. They were denied bail when they appeared before Harare magistrate Josephine Sande. The fathers, whose identities cannot be revealed to protect the daughters, were both represented by...
Woman nabbed for pimping maid 10 September 2016 HARARE - A Dzivarasekwa woman who reportedly pimped her maid to a soldier and various other men for payment was dragged to court yesterday. Jubilee Chiyange — together with 22-year-old Mcdonald Temba of Tynawald North, Lincoln Tendai Kadengu, 32, of Crowbrough Tynwald North and Mazwa Manyondo,...
Courts turned into political battlefields 24 July 2016 HARARE - Finding their voices against President Robert Mugabe activists and opposition parties have dared to dream, but some of those who openly challenged the 92-year-old strongman have found themselves locked up and hauled before the courts. From Acie Lumumba who used the F-word against Muga...
Stop abusing suspects, cops told 27 June 2016 HARARE - Police officers have been told to desist from assaulting and over-detaining suspects in cells, as they risk being sued in their personal capacity by victims. This emerged from a recently-held meeting by police officers in charge of the suburban district at the Harare Magistrates' Cour...