THE unprecedented strike by commuter operators in Bulawayo on Monday was the clearest sign yet that police corruption has reached endemic levels.
THE police have reportedly abandoned a base in Cowdray Park suburb in Bulawayo, leaving residents of the sprawling suburb at the mercy of criminals.
BULAWAYO police believe they have broken up a major drug syndicate after seizing 69,6kg of mbanje with a street value of about $70 000 from a 70-year-old Gwabalanda woman yesterday.
SCORES of Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) members in Bulawayo are currently on leave resulting in the department turning down requests from organisations seeking to conduct processions in the city, police have said.
GOKWE – A policeman based at the Western Commonage Police Station in Bulawayo has been fined $350 for assaulting his wife accusing her of refusing to go and take care of his mother in the village.
POLICE in Bulawayo are investigating the case of a man who defrauded National Foods of electrical gadgets worth more than $26 000. There is a $1 000 reward for his arrest.
A FORMER policeman, who is believed to be behind the poisoning of 23 elephants at Ngamo Safaris together with his four accomplices, will know his fate today when Hwange magistrate Lindiwe Maphosa passes sentence.
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.
POLICE prosecutors might be barred from prosecuting cases in the country’s courts if the Constitutional Court (Concourt) upholds the application of three suspects facing theft charges challenging their independence and impartiality in prosecuting.
POLICE have launched a manhunt for a suspected con artist Manase Manjovha (29) who allegedly duped Sable Chemicals of 10 truckloads of ammonium nitrate fertilizer sometime in July this year.