Articles tagged 'zrp'

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...
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 ...