Articles tagged 'zrp'

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...
Cop up for swindling 104 motorists 14 July 2018 HARARE - A cop attached to Avondale Police Traffic Section is answering to 104 counts of fraud and abuse of office after he reportedly cashed-in on motorists' fines using a fake receipt book, a court heard. Claudius Mazvimba, 35, appeared before Harare magistrate Francis Mapfumo for trial but ...
Police vote in Bulawayo 13 July 2018 HARARE - In what is likely to dent the credibility of the forthcoming polls, police officers here were made to cast their postal vote at Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) headquarters at Ross Camp yesterday in the absence of both observers and officials from the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec). ...
ZRP to transport ballot papers 11 July 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has said it will transport ballot papers for the forthcoming elections and not the military. This follows a furore created by military spokesperson Overson Mugwisi who told a news conference last week they were ready to assist the Zimbabwe Electoral ...
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...