Articles tagged 'jail'

SA-based contract killers jailed 2 years 3 February 2018 HARARE – Two South Africa-based men hired to kill a Zimbabwean man by his jilted lover will spend the next two years in jail. Fanuel Machando, 42, of Poortye Vaalrand, in Johannesburg and his neighbour, Elliot Ratema, 34,  were convicted on charges of conspiracy to commit murder. The State ...
'Jail did not strip their voting rights' 20 August 2017 HARARE - Since the attainment of independence, Zimbabwean prisoners — who have the same rights to decide on their next leader as every other Zimbabwean citizen — have never been accorded the right to vote. But according to the Constitution of Zimbabwe, all citizens of Zimbabwe who are aged 18 ...
Pastor jailed 8 months for maintenance arrears 22 June 2017 MUTARE  -  A Pentecostal church pastor, who suspended from church over an alimony row with his ex-wife, has been jailed eight months over $1 250 maintenance arrears. Itai Anderson Gutukunhuwa, 30, of Zore International Ministries, was convicted on his own plea of guilt by magistrate Innocent B...
Duo hijacks impounded fuel 13 June 2017 MUTARE - Two daring men who hijacked a vehicle carrying fuel impounded by cops and sped off with it have been jailed eight months each. Taurai Masibango, 34, and Rodrick Mapfumo, 26, were convicted and sentenced by magistrate Lazarus Murendo after a full trial. They were given 12-month jail...
Woman spared jail after stealing 3 500kg coal 12 June 2017 MUTARE - A Sakubva woman has been spared jailed after stealing a truckload of charcoal from a vendor at the Sakubva market. Engedzai Mashaka, 37, of Sakubva was convicted on her own plea of guilty by magistrate Innocent Bepura. Mashaka was being charged with theft and she was slapped with a...
Notorious female burglar jailed 14 April 2017 MUTARE - A notorious female burglar has been slapped with a 17-year jail term after she was convicted of 29 break-ins. Emily Gwembe, was convicted on her own plea of guilt by magistrate Tinashe Bepura. The 34-year-old will be effectively caged for 12 years after the other five years were su...
Gumbura freedom bid gets boost 18 November 2016 HARARE - Jailed Independent End Time Message founder Robert Martin Gumbura's bid to gain freedom has received a big boost after the High Court set the date for hearing his appeal against a 40-year sentence — 16 months after it had been postponed indefinitely. Gumbura's appeal hearing has been ...
Rapist Kereke to remain in prison 10 October 2016 HARARE - Convicted rapist and former Zanu PF legislator for Bikita West, Munyaradzi Kereke, will continue to languish in prison after his application for bail pending an appeal against both his conviction and 14-year sentence for rape was thrown out by the High Court yesterday. The former aide...
Killer kombi driver jailed 9 June 2016 HARARE - The kombi driver behind the death of 17-year-old Harare Girls' High school pupil Jocelyn Gomba has been sentenced to six years and eight months behind bars and will never drive a passenger vehicle in his lifetime. The judgment was handed down yesterday. Wadzanayi Mabika, 41, plough...
My wives free to remarry: Gumbura 26 May 2016 HARARE - Jailed Independent End Time Message leader Robert Martin Gumbura (pictured) says he has no qualms if any of his wives walks out on him as they have been loyal for more than two years and are only human. Speaking from his jail cell at Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison to ZiFM Stereo Gu...
Unlicensed driver escapes jail 19 November 2015 HARARE - A 41-year-old unlicensed driver, who bumped into Home Affairs minister Ignatius Chombo's Range Rover, has escaped a jail term after he was fined $450. The court heard that Shupayi Maxwell Pfupajena, from Harare's Bluffhill suburb drove his Nissan Champ into the minister's top-of-the-r...
Polygamy is fine — Gumbura's wives 15 November 2015 HARARE - Jailed Independent End Time Message founder Robert Martin Gumbura's 11 wives (pictured) have said that there is nothing wrong with polygamy, denying claims that they were brainwashed by the famous pastor. Speaking to the Daily News on Sunday this week at their Marlborough home, the wome...