Beitbridge rapist dad gets 36-year jail sentence

In handing down the sentence Thursday, regional magistrate Innocent Bepura said a lenient sentence would trivialise rape cases and cause society to frown at the country's justice delivery system
By Rex Mphisa Feb. 8, 2024

Rape witness vanishes

The accused’s wife, a stepmother to the complainant, was jailed for four years for her part in helping to administer tablets allegedly to abort the complainant’s pregnancy.
By Rex Mphisa Jan. 15, 2024

Magistrate berates lawyer for delaying tactics

Bepura dismissed the Nhire's application and said the trial would continue.
By Rex Mphisa Dec. 22, 2023

Prayer to conceive ends in rape

The woman who cannot be named, was surprised when ‘prophet’ Tapiwa Murisi (43) said in the absence of her husband "prayer work to help her conceive" could still go ahead.
By Rex Mphisa Nov. 8, 2023

130 year term for armed robbers

THREE armed robbers have been jailed for a total 130 years in jail for 11 counts of violent crime in Beitbridge.
By Rex Mphisa Sep. 30, 2022

Senior cops jailed over smuggling

Effectively Inspector Elias Mawomba (47) and Assistant Inspector Dickson Siakwimbi who denied the charges will serve 15 months  each after 10 months were suspended conditionally for five years.

By The Independent Oct. 17, 2021

Senior cops jailed over smuggling

Effectively Inspector Elias Mawomba (47) and Assistant Inspector Dickson Siakwimbi who denied the charges will serve 15 months  each after 10 months were suspended conditionally for five years.

By The Independent Oct. 17, 2021