INFORMATION minister Jonathan Moyo has accused the MDC-T of trying to bribe Tsholotsho North voters with mealie meal and elephant meat ahead of tomorrow’s by-election, inviting scorn from the main opposition party.
TWO officials at the Gokwe South registrar general (RG)’s office are in trouble after they allegedly demanded a bribe of $20 from a member of the Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA), who lost his identity card and wanted to reapply for a new one.
TWO villagers, accusing three police officers of demanding and receiving a $30 bribe from them, on Monday, told a Gwanda magistrate that they had to part with the money which was meant to buy mealie-meal after they were threatened with detention over a stocktheft case, despite the complainant having withdrawn the charge.
THREE Gwanda policemen yesterday briefly appeared in court charged with extortion or alternatively abuse of office as public officers after they allegedly demanded a $30 bribe from a man accused of stealing donkeys.
A MEMBER of the Zimbabwe Republic Police in the support unit based in Buchwa was yesterday convicted by a Gweru magistrate for receiving $20 bribe from a chicken hawker who had no permit to trade the birds.
CRIMINAL Investigations Department (CID) Bulawayo fraud section boss Chief Detective Inspector George Machinga, says his decision to go to the toilet while his office was being searched could have landed him in trouble, as his colleagues took the opportunity to plant money that was used in trapping him.
A TOUT was hit by a car along Leopold Takawira Avenue near Max Garage in Bulawayo yesterday while running away from police who were allegedly demanding a bribe from him.
BULAWAYO High Court judge Justice Martin Makonese has denied bail to a police boss and his three subordinates who allegedly received a $10 000 bribe from poachers suspected to have recently poisoned to death over 100 elephants in the Hwange National Park.