Abel Zhakata Senior Reporter A LIBRARIAN with Mutare City Council is facing allegations of swindling the local authority of close to $10 000 in a well orchestrated scandal in which he pocketed various amounts as travel and subsistence allowance after coming up with fictitious international book fair functions.
Abel Zhakata Senior Reporter A 17-year-old Form 4 pupil at Sagambe Secondary School in Honde Valley was recently arrested by the police together with his 20-year-old cousin on allegations of leaking the November 2017 English examination paper. Galen Sithole (20), who pleaded guilty to the charges, was slapped with a six month jail term by […]
Lovemore Kadzura Rusape Correspondent Two Rusape female illegal money changers had their luck run out when they were pounced upon by alert detectives and arrested carrying out their dealings at a local wholesaler. Dias Matyatya (25) of 2834 Mabvazuva and Mary Chinyowa (32) of NE320B Vengere appeared in court last Saturday facing a charge of […]
Luthando Mapepa Chipinge Correspondent A 29-year-old Chipinge man who stole and sold fellow villagers’ three cattle was sentenced to 12 years behind bars. The accused, Aleck Mlambo of Madhuku village under Chief Musikavanhu area appeared before senior Chipinge magistrate Mr Noah Gwatidzo on Monday facing stock theft charges as defined in section 114 (2) (a) […]
Abel Zhakata Senior Weekender Reporter SCORES of irate residents in Sakubva’s Mcgrecors section besieged an apartment in the neighbourhood Monday morning baying for the blood of a tenant whom they accused of forcing her husband to commit suicide because of her promiscuous ways.
Anesu Kurebwaseka Weekender Reporter A BITTER husband appeared before Mutare magistrate Miss Nyasha Kuture seeking a protection order against his ‘delusional’ wife, claiming that he was fearing for his life and that of neighbours after she defecated in their water well before poisoning it.
Weekender Reporter A 32- year-old Chimanimani man, Edmore Matsekete, hanged himself to death after he could not take pressure from people who were allegedly accusing him of raping a 10-year-old girl. Police have confirmed the incident.
Liberty Dube Post Correspondent A 44-YEAR-OLD man from the sprawling high-density suburb of Sakubva will spend two years and eight months in jail after he was arrested for stealing household property and a cellphone, all valued at $2 447. Anthony Savadora of House Number 143B in OTS was convicted and sentenced by provincial magistrate, Mrs […]
Lovemore Kadzura Rusape Correspondent A SHAMELESS Rusape headmaster who raped a 15-year-old mentally -challenged school pupil before expelling her from the school for revealing the abuse was this week jailed 15 years. Evans Gotora (28) who doubles as a teacher and a headmaster of Arise Private College will, however, serve 12 years behind bars after […]
Anesu Kurebwaseka Weekender Reporter THREE DANGAMVURA men were each fined $100 after they were arrested for being troublesome and persistently following people to forcefully make them board commuter omnibuses to Dangamvura. The complainant of the matter was the state represented by Wellington Chamunodisa who is a member of the ZRP.