Articles tagged 'zrp'

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...
Police crack down on errant motorists 3 June 2018 BULAWAYO - Police here have issued a stern warning to both motorists and members of the public against violating traffic rules and regulations as well as engaging in corrupt practices. The reaction by the law enforcers comes at a time when there has been a spike in road traffic accidents in th...
SOUTHERN NEWS | Zacc turns Byo unit into 'charge office' 30 May 2018 BULAWAYO - The Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) offices in Bulawayo are currently being manned by police officers as lack of resources continue to hamper the operations of the anti-graft body. This, however according to observers, is likely to erode the confidence of the anti-graft b...
EASTERN NEWS | Top cops fingered in smuggling 24 May 2018 MUTARE - Commissioner-General Godwin Matanga, pictured, has demanded the arrest and prosecution of local police commanders he claimed were integral members of the criminal smuggling syndicates. Addressing Manicaland police commanders at Mutare Main Camp on Tuesday in his maiden tour of the pro...
Interpol asked to seize Jonathan Moyo 22 May 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Anti-corruption Commission (Zacc), in conjunction with the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP), have issued a warrant of apprehension against self-exiled former Higher and Tertiary Education minister  Jonathan Moyo, who is facing 14 counts of fraud. [Adz]
ZRP fights to save attached property 9 May 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) is fighting to protect its property attached to settle a $450 000 debt owed to a company contracted to partake in a $4 million borehole drilling project. This follows the High Court's decision to grant Water Logistics Investments (Private) Limited a ...
Is ED's censure of ZRP genuine? 9 May 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa's rebuke of the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) over its involvement in the running of Zanu PF primary elections has received mixed reactions, with some analysts saying he was right to censure the force while others seriously doubted his sincerity. This com...
ZRP bosses in tight spot 4 May 2018 HARARE - The police’s conduct during the ruling party’s primary elections has once again lifted the lid on the inappropriate relationship that exists between Zanu PF and the law enforcement agency, heightening calls for the reformation of the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) beyond cosmetic changes...
ZRP must step up policing in CBD 3 May 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) should step up traffic control in Harare's Central Business District (CBD). The sight of kombis and mushikashika driving along wrong lanes is now the order of the day in most of the busy streets downtown. The drivers are also notorious for entering re...
Cops fleece home seekers 29 April 2018 HARARE - Two senior police officers reportedly fleeced desperate home-seekers of $23 000 after selling them land without authorisation from Local Government ministry. Stenia Kimbini, 49, and Passway Mubaiwa, 41, appeared before Harare magistrate Tilda Mazhande charged with fraud. They were ...
Mapfumo says police sold his cars 26 April 2018 HARARE - Outspoken Chimurenga singer Thomas Mapfumo on Tuesday said a top Zimbabwe Republic Police cop corruptly sold his cars confiscated by the police nearly two decades ago. Mapfumo was accused way back in 2001 of buying five stolen luxurious cars from then fugitive car dealer, George Siban...
Chihuri seeks refuge with in-laws in Malawi 22 April 2018 HARARE - Former police commissioner-general Augustine Chihuri, pictured, whose world is collapsing around him, reportedly sought and found refuge at his wife’s family home in Malawi where he is said to be nursing an undisclosed ailment, the Daily News on Sunday has heard. Read full story in to...
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...
Traffic cop implicates bosses in fake fines book scam 20 April 2018 HARARE - A theft-accused Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) officer openly told a court that spot fines that he collected from motorists during highway patrols were pocketed by their bosses instead of going to State coffers. William Katayi, 37, a sergeant, made the revelations during his appearanc...
'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...
More cops nabbed over fake fines book 9 April 2018 HARARE - Three more Avondale Police traffic section officers that reportedly cashed-in on motorists' fines using a fake receipt book have been dragged to court. The trio — Romeo Chipokosa, 32, Lloyd Makuni, 31, and Takuranashe Magomba, 36 — are jointly charged with Claudius Mazvimba, 35, and B...
ZRP hunts for Chihuri 24 March 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) is failing to locate former police commissioner-general Augustine Chihuri, who has twice failed to appear before Parliament, the Daily News can report. This was revealed by his successor, Godwin Matanga, when he appeared before the on-fire parliament...
ZRP hunts for former commissioner-general Augustine Chihuri 24 March 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) is failing to locate former police commissioner-general Augustine Chihuri, who has twice failed to appear before Parliament, the Daily News can report. Read full story in today's paper. [GoogleAd]
Police ordered to pay $17k to pro-democracy activist 22 March 2018 HARARE - Police have been ordered to  pay $17 075 in damages to pro-democracy activist Cynthia Manjoro, a  victim of wrongful arrest, detention, torture and malicious prosecution, High Court judge Mary Zimba-Dube ruled yesterday. Police had contested the charges and refused to accept liability...
Armed police loot diamonds 20 March 2018 HARARE - Parliament yesterday heard how heavily armed police officers numbering about 200, in mafia style, stormed the Mbada Diamond fields in Marange and looted gems worth millions of dollars before they broke television monitors and equipment in a raid which left workers fearing for their lives...
Chihuri snubs Parly hearing 17 March 2018 HARARE - Former Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) commissioner-general Augustine Chihuri failed to appear before a parliamentary panel yesterday which was looking into the illegal deployment of police officers and their ruthless conduct in the Chiadzwa diamond fields. The parliamentary portfolio ...
Police chief reshuffles Asst Comms 16 March 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has redeployed close to 30 senior police officers as the law enforcement agency continues to reshuffle personnel in the hope of reinventing itself. The Daily News can report that a few assistant commissioners (Asst Comms) were spared by the latest re...
Cop jailed 10 days for insulting Mugabe 13 March 2018 HARARE - A Police Tribunal in Harare yesterday sentenced a police officer to 10 days in prison for insulting former president Robert Mugabe, a decision likely to fuel criticism that authorities are undermining democracy and stifling free speech. The court convicted Thompson Joseph Mloyie, a se...
Vendors demand compensation 12 March 2018 HARARE - National Vendors Union of Zimbabwe (Navuz) plans to launch a campaign across the country demanding that government compensates vendors who fell victim to police brutality. The union's executive director, Alphonce Haruzivishe, claimed that there are vendors who have been maimed, while ...
More changes loom at ZRP 10 March 2018 HARARE - Home Affairs minister Obert Mpofu says government would bring more changes in the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) as it seeks to reform the force. The police minister, who torched a storm after refusing to cooperate with a Parliamentary portfolio committee recently, told the Senate on ...