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Kombayi gets ConCourt reprieve

Kombayi gets ConCourt reprieve

Gweru Provincial Magistrate, Pathekhile Msipa yesterday granted an application by suspended Gweru mayor, Hamutendi Kombayi to have a matter in which he is accused of sending offensive messages to Local Government ministry permanent secretary, George Mlilo referred to the Constitutional Court.

Zanu PF Senator  sued over debt

Zanu PF Senator sued over debt

LOCAL seed company, Seed Co Zimbabwe (Pvt) Ltd has taken Zanu PF Midlands Senator Flora Buka to court for breach of contract after she allegedly failed to deliver maize seed worth over $37 000.

Robbery suspect claims torture by police

Robbery suspect claims torture by police

A SUSPECTED armed robber, believed to be part of a five-member gang that recently pounced on a haulage truck and robbed the driver and his passengers of property and cash worth $161, has claimed he was tortured by the police following his arrest.

Tyre dealer in court for smuggling

Tyre dealer in court for smuggling

A BULAWAYO tyre dealer has appeared in court for allegedly smuggling 280 tyres from Namibia, prejudicing the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) of duty amounting to $40 174, 68 in duty.

The late Mahlangu’s court case rages on

The late Mahlangu’s court case rages on

A POLICE detective investigating the alleged theft of $7 000 from the late Nkulumane MP Thamsanga Mahlangu’s account was yesterday…

3 cops fired for smuggling sue Chihuri

3 cops fired for smuggling sue Chihuri

THREE former officers from Fairbridge Police Station in Bulawayo, fired in October 2009 for allegedly smuggling potatoes and 600 sachets of cane spirits, while deployed at the Zimbabwe-Zambia Border Post, have sued Commissioner-General Augustine Chihuri for unfair dismissal.

Court grants reopening of stocktheft case

Court grants reopening of stocktheft case

BULAWAYO magistrate, Gladmore Mushove recently granted the Prosecutor-General (PG)’s Office an opportunity to re-open its case in a matter where three family members are being charged with stealing 38 cattle from their late brother’s wife.

Warrant of arrest for cop on mbanje, illegal drugs possession charges

Warrant of arrest for cop on mbanje, illegal drugs possession charges

BULAWAYO magistrate Evelyn Mashavakure has issued a warrant of arrest against a Mbembesi police officer, MacDonald Roe Junior Bushe, who allegedly absconded trial in a matter, where he is charged with illegal possession of four grammes of mbanje and another four grammes of imported drugs.

Municipal cops jailed for assaulting messenger of court

Municipal cops jailed for assaulting messenger of court

FOUR municipal police officers employed by Gweru City Council were yesterday jailed for an effective nine months each for assaulting…

Businesswoman accuses partner of theft

Businesswoman accuses partner of theft

MIDLANDS businesswoman, Smelly Dube has accused her long-time business partner Michael George Hughes of stealing a mining hoist from Shabanie Mashava Mines (SMM).

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