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Cop locked up for kidnapping school girl

Tuesday 23 May 2017 (Silas Nkala) A police officer stationed at the Beitbridge Rural Police has been dragged to court for allegedly kidnapping and eloping with a pupil believed be his girlfriend. Prosecutor Munyonga Kuvarega told the court that on May 3 this year,...

Soldier jailed for raping stepdaughter

Tuesday 23 May 2017 (Desmond Chingarande) A 53 year old serving member of the Zimbabwe National Army was yesterday sentenced to 14 years in jail for raping his 16 year old stepdaughter. According to the state the soldier committed the offence on November 16 last year...

Act to criminalise child marriage

Thursday 18 May 2017 (Daniel Nemukuyu) Cabinet has approved 31 principles to be used in the amendment of the Children’s Act to align it with the Constitution through criminalizing child marriages and punishing parents who negligently fail to acquire birth certificates...

Man kidnaps 12-year-old

(7) 23/05/17 Faith Moyo A Glen Norah man was dragged to court for allegedly assaulting and kidnapping a 12-year-old boy. Ashley Tozivepi was not asked to plead when he appeared before Stanford Mambanje facing two counts of assault and kidnapping. Allegations are that...

Ex-hubby hauled to court

(2) 22/05/17 Melissa Edward A Harare woman hauled her former husband to court over their kid who is now a school going age. Patience Malanga approached the Harare Civil Court demanding $250 from Golden Nyikadzino for the upkeep of the minor they sired together. In...

‘She dislikes my daughter’

(2) 22/05/17 Melissa Edward A Harare man shockingly revealed before the court that his wife left him because she does not bear staying with his daughter. Garikai Maswi was taken to Harare civil court by his wife Rukonhi Anna who was claiming $250 for the upkeep of two...

Foetus flushed in toilet

(10) 19/05/17 Fiona Ruzha and Amanda Chiripanyanga A 23-year-old woman allegedly dumped a foetus in a toilet chamber over the weekend. Cecilia Teya, who was employed as a domestic worker at New Willowvale flats, is said to have aborted her pregnancy which was...

Paternity tests for second child

(9) 19/05/17 Melissa Edward A Harare man offered to pay maintenance for one child while denying paternity for other child. Never Nyikadzino revealed that he only has one child when he was taken to Harare Civil Court by his wife Prisca Kamwana, who claimed the $130 for...

Child rights organization honoured

(7) 16/05/17 Latwell Nyangu The Zimbabwe National Council for the Welfare of Children was honoured with two awards at the just ended Child Rights Network of Southern Africa held in Johannesburg. The development comes in the wake of the organization working tirelessly...