Articles tagged 'zimbabwe national army'

Army disowns Gushungo bomb plot corporal 24 March 2016 HARARE - The Zimbabwe National Army has rejected claims by a corporal accused of attempting to bomb Alpha Omega Dairies that he was on an official spying mission. This was revealed by investigating officer Nyambo Viera during the ongoing trial of Borman Ngwenya who appeared before Harare regio...
JSC escalates battle against Tomana 2 March 2016 HARARE - The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) has opposed embattled Prosecutor-General Johannes Tomana's application seeking an interim order stopping his possible removal from office. Tomana on Tuesday last week filed an urgent chamber application seeking to stop the setup of a tribunal that...
'Tomana not above the law' 23 February 2016 HARARE - Prosecutor-General Johannes Tomana's application challenging his placement on remand was thrown out yesterday after a Harare magistrate ruled that only President Robert Mugabe enjoyed immunity from arrest under the law. Tomana, 48, is facing charges of criminal abuse of office and obs...
Tomana prosecutors grilled 19 February 2016 HARARE - Prosecutors handling the case of Prosecutor-General Johannes Tomana — charged with abuse of office and obstructing the course of justice — were yesterday taken to task why the top prosecutor must remain on remand. Tomana's charges arose after he withdrew charges against two men accuse...
Tomana trial proceeds in open court 18 February 2016 HARARE - Attempts to restrict media coverage of prosecutor-general Johannes Tomana's trial, over charges of abuse of office and obstructing justice after he dropped a case against two men accused of plotting to bomb President Robert Mugabe's dairy farm, has come to nought. The trial continued ...
Top prosecutor challenges remand 17 February 2016 HARARE - Prosecutor-General Johannes Tomana yesterday challenged his placement on remand over charges of abuse of office and obstructing justice after he dropped a case against two men accused of plotting to bomb President Robert Mugabe's dairy farm. The top prosecutor said attempts to prosecu...
Prosecutor-General Tomana caged 3 February 2016 HARARE - In a stunning development, police arrested and detained Prosecutor-General Johannes Tomana on Monday on charges of criminal abuse of office after he allegedly illegally released suspects accused of attempting to topple President Robert Mugabe from power. Although Tomana, 48, was not i...
State claims 'plot' to bomb Mugabe dairy 26 January 2016 HARARE - Two Zimbabwe National Army corporals were arraigned before the courts yesterday for allegedly conniving with an opposition political party official and an ex-army officer to  bomb President Robert Mugabe's Alpha Omega Dairies. President of the Zimbabwe People's Front political party, ...
Army captain in $25 000 salary scam 2 May 2014 HARARE - A soldier, who is accused of manipulating the Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA) salary schedule by deducting $2 from each of his colleagues, has approached the High Court seeking to stop court martial proceedings. John Mambewu, a captain in the ZNA and attached to the Information Technolog...
Panties woman a top army officer 17 April 2014 HARARE - The High Court has heard that the woman who threatened to remove her pair of panties in the High Court while testifying in the murder trial of Pritchard Zimondi on Tuesday, is a senior army officer. Julian Chineka’s elder sister Grace Zimondi (who is Pritchard’s mother) yesterday told...
Anjin guards foil soldiers diamond heist 29 January 2014 MUTARE - A Mutare magistrate on Monday denied bail to two members of the Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA) accused of stealing 10kgs of diamond ore at Anjin Diamond Mine in Chiadzwa last week. Magistrate Noah Gwatidzo remanded in custody Victor Zindonda, a ZNA lieutenant aged 30 and accomplice Brig...
Soldier batters pregnant wife over relish 14 January 2014 BULAWAYO - A Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA) member is in trouble after he was arrested for severely assaulting his pregnant wife who had served him sadza with vegetables instead of meat. Francis Ndlovu, 27 stationed at the ZNA Air Defence regiment in Kwekwe and residing at Queens Park West in Bu...
ZNA officers' divorce turns nasty 13 September 2013 HARARE - A Zimbabwe National Army officer who married and remarried within the force has dragged her first husband to court on allegations of verbal abuse. Chipo Saruchera, now married to Brigadier General Satu, told the court that her former husband Gift Saruchera was in the habit of insultin...