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Man kills friend over joke

A 23-year-old squatter appeared at the Harare Magistrates’ Court facing allegations of killing his friend by setting alight his makeshift grass house, over a joke.

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Ex-MDC-T MP trial continues

Former Mabvuku/Tafara MP (MDC-T) Timothy Mubhawu’s wife, Moline Elizabeth, yesterday kept contradicting herself while under cross-examination by the defence lawyer at the Harare Magistrates’ Court.

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Gold mine operating top cops’ judgment deferred

Judgment in a matter, where three senior Kwekwe police officers are being charged with operating a gold mine in contravention of the Police Act, was yesterday deferred to tomorrow owing to the unavailability of the presiding Gweru provincial magistrate, Pathekhile Msipa.

‘Gushungo bomber’: Bail judgment reserved

High Court judge, Justice Clement Chitapi yesterday reserved judgment in an application for bail filed by a member of the Zimbabwe National Army, who is facing treason charges following a foiled bombing at the First Family’s business in Mazowe early this year.

Magistrate in nasty divorce

A KAROI-BASED magistrate is embroiled in a nasty divorce with her husband, an assistant inspector in the Zimbabwe Republic Police, with the latter accusing the former of emotionally tormenting him and abusing her position as a judicial officer.

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Homicide cops in dock

There was drama at the CID Homicide officers on Wednesday when two officers allegedly switched off office lights after they were allegedly caught red-handed receiving a $300 bribe from a suspect’s wife in return for her husband’s freedom.

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