A GOLD panner from Spitzkop North Extension in Gwanda, who is accused of killing a gold buyer and trying to rob him of cash, last week told the court that he was tortured by the police officers, who arrested him forcing him to admit that he killed the man.
A GWANDA villager suffered severe injuries all over his body resulting in him urinating blood following an all-night torture by a police officer over a woman.
A GWANDA man who got too drunk and strayed into neighbour’s residence, leading to his arrest for trespassing, has filed a complaint against the police, alleging that the officers who arrested him subjected him to serious torture, forcing him to admit that he was involved in break-ins and theft.
POLICE have heightened investigations into the death of two suspected armed robbers, Andrew Jabulani Quinton Sibanda and Nehemiah Vumbunu, who had allegedly been tortured to their deaths in police custody.
South Africa’s Constitutional Court (ConCourt) ordered the South African Police Service (Saps) yesterday to investigate claims of torture against senior Zimbabwean officials.
THE government yesterday started forcibly removing villagers at Chingwizi camp to the one-hectare plots after police last weekend cordoned off the area following skirmishes that resulted in more than 300 of them being arrested.
FIVE Hwange woman have filed a combined lawsuit demanding more than $100 000 from the police for alleged brutality after anti-riot police violently broke up a protest by disgruntled wives of Hwange Colliery Company Limited (HCCL) men that had gone for seven months without pay.
SOME cops based at Sauerstown Police Station in Bulawayo on Wednesday testified in a murder case involving two of their colleagues, whom they defended saying suspects implicated the police in the matter just to fix them.
The Constitutional Court on Monday heard arguments by the South African Police Service (Saps) asking it to overturn a Supreme Court of Appeal ruling that compelled South African authorities to investigate alleged crimes against humanity which occurred in Zimbabwe.
POLICE have placed some parts of Bulawayo’s high-density suburbs under lockdown with residents complaining of unwarranted harassment and beatings by members of the force.