Articles tagged 'zrp'

Police warns touts, kombi drivers over sexual harassment 8 December 2018 HARARE - Police have issued a stern warning against touts and kombi drivers who are in the habit of sexually harassing women at bus termini. National police spokesperson Charity Charamba told delegates at an indaba against gender-based violence organised by Plan International that they want to...
Matanga challenges $13k damages to granny victim of police abuse 3 December 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Republic Police has asked the High Court to review a decision to award $13 000 in damages to 64-year-old granny Lillian Chinyerere as compensation for the assault she suffered at the hands of cops at the Harare Magistrates’ Court in 2016. Chinyerere was brutally assaulted...
Police block Gukurahundi demo 29 November 2018 BULAWAYO - Police here yesterday foiled a march by survivors and victims of the Gukurahundi atrocities. The march was set to begin at the Large City Hall Car Park and end at the Bulawayo High Court where a petition was meant to be delivered as part of a push to set up a special commission to a...
Forex dealer jailed as crackdown starts 29 November 2018 HARARE - Government has handed a prison sentence to a trader selling foreign currency outside the official exchange rate, marking the advent of the crackdown on a black market it says destabilises the country's currency. This comes after promulgation of new laws prescribing that unlicensed for...
'We must tame carnage on our roads' 25 November 2018 HARARE - With the country heading towards the festive season, it is worrying that Zimbabweans are already witnessing a spike in serious road accidents and other forms of crime such as robberies and murders. Our reporter, Pauline Hurungudo, had an opportunity to discuss these and other issues w...
Armed bandits target women 19 November 2018 HARARE - Law enforcement agents are on high alert following a recent spate of armed robberies and heinous rape incidents around the country — including in the capital, Harare where a gang of rogue taxi drivers is terrorising women, the Daily News can report. [Adz] [GoogleAd]
Komichi's trial takes new twist 14 November 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Republic Police and Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) security officers were yesterday grilled by MDC deputy president Morgen Komichi's lawyer. Komichi is facing charges of going to the podium at the Harare International Conference Centre (HICC) during the announcement ...
Zim gets $3,6m cyber security grant 13 November 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe yesterday received a $3,6m grant for cyber security equipment to curb the increase in cyber crimes. The grant was inked by Finance minister Mthuli Ncube and Japan ambassador to Zimbabwe Toshiyuki Iwado at a signing ceremony at the ministry offices. Iwado said the main aim ...
Suspected Hopley burglars nabbed 6 November 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) recently recovered property worth $7 800 from suspected burglars who had been terrorising Harare's Hopley suburb over the past few weeks. Southlea Park ZRP arrested six suspects, of which one is a minor. The suspects include two women, Elizabeth Neka...
Police crush tax protests: ZCTU leaders arrested 12 October 2018 HARARE - Police arrested several members of the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) yesterday to crush protests against an extortionate tax regime introduced last week by Finance minister Mthuli Ncube. Among the senior ZCTU officials picked up by the law enforcement agents are the union’s...
Cop convicted of 103 fraud counts 12 October 2018 HARARE - A cop who was attached to Avondale Police Traffic Section was yesterday convicted on 103 counts of fraud after he cashed-in on motorist fines using a fake receipt book. Claudius Mazvimba, 35, faces up to 35 years behind bars which is the maximum penalty one faces following a convictio...
ZCTU leaders arrested 12 October 2018 HARARE - Police arrested several members of the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) yesterday to crush protests against an extortionate tax regime introduced last week by Finance minister Mthuli Ncube.
New dates for Book Fair 9 October 2018 HARARE – The Zimbabwe International Book Fair Association (ZIBFA) has rescheduled dates for this year’s indaba and exhibition to October 22 to 27. Last month, ZIBFA indefinitely postponed the 2018 Book Fair Indaba and Exhibition over health considerations after the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZR...
TIZ challenges ZRP anti-graft unit 3 October 2018 HARARE - Transparency International Zimbabwe (TIZ) has raised its reservations on the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP)’s Anti-Corruption Unit saying there was need for a multi-sectoral approach to corruption as compared to a single unit approach. In May, Police commissioner-general Godwin Matang...
Zanu PF chefs milking vendors 30 September 2018 HARARE - Crafty Zanu PF politicians are making a killing by allocating space at sites designated by the Harare City Council (HCC) for vendors who are being moved from the central business district (CBD) following the outbreak of cholera early this month. In the wake of the cholera outbreak whi...
Mayor calls for peaceful engagement 30 September 2018 HARARE - Harare Mayor Herbert Gomba, has called for the peaceful relocation of informal traders from the Central Business District (CBD) to designated sites so as to foster peaceful co-existence. The mayor made the call on Friday as members of the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) continue to eng...
Unclaimed body at Marondera morgue 20 August 2018 HARARE - Police have called on the public to go and identify an unclaimed body of a 40-year-old man in the Marondera Hospital Mortuary. National police spokesperson Charity Charamba said: “The ZRP would like to appeal to members of the general public who may be missing their male relative to p...
21 to appear in court over public violence 4 August 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwean police said yesterday they would charge 21 people with committing public violence over an anti-Zimbabwe Electoral Commission protest on Wednesday that degenerated into deadly violence that claimed seven lives, and raised new concerns about freedom of assembly. The demo was ...
Traffic cop facing 104 fraud charges nailed 3 August 2018 HARARE - An investigating officer yesterday nailed a cop attached to Avondale Police Traffic Section who is answering to 104 counts of fraud and abuse of office after he reportedly cashed-in on motorists' fines using a fake receipt book. Investigating Officer Thomas Mabwe who testified in the ...
Police on high alert 1 August 2018 HARARE - Government has warned against inciting public violence with Home Affairs minister Obert Mpofu saying the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) will not hesitate to descend on those bent on fomenting anarchy. Mpofu's statement comes as the MDC Alliance has gone public declaring it will not ac...
Govt in another police shake-up 28 July 2018 HARARE - In the second major shake-up of the police force since the ouster from power of Robert Mugabe, authorities have promoted close to 500 senior cops, the Daily News can report. The latest shake-up comes a week after nearly 2 000 junior police officers were also promoted to higher ranks, ...
Postal vote opens can of worms 23 July 2018 HARARE - Serious concerns have been raised over the just ended chaotic postal voting process across the country with reports emanating that junior members of the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) received ballots from their superiors and voted in their presence. Special voting in Zimbabwe has alw...
Cops up for demanding bribe 18 July 2018 HARARE - Two cops appeared in court yesterday facing charges of demanding a R30 000 bribe to free a suspected thief. Tonderai Mumanikidzwa, 41, and Etwell Ngara, 45, denied allegations of criminal abuse of duty as public officers when they appeared before Harare magistrate Francis Mapfumo. ...
Kasukuwere under ZRP spotlight 18 July 2018 HARARE - Former Zanu PF national political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere is said to have been placed on the “persons of interest” list by the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP). [Adz]
Gun-toting 'Zanu PF youth' arrested 17 July 2018 HARARE - Police have arrested one man captured on video in Zanu PF regalia while firing live bullets into the air. Police spokesperson Charity Charamba told the Daily News that they have since launched a manhunt for his other accomplices. Their video has gone viral on social media in a deve...