CRIMINAL LAW (Common Law Crime)

S v Muguzumbi (HB 158-20, HCB 314/20) [2020] ZWBHC 158 (30 July 2020);

DENNIS MUGUZUMBI

 

Versus

 

THE STATE

 

HIGH COURT OF ZIMBABWE

DUBE-BANDA J

BULAWAYO, 23 July 2020 and 30 July 2020

 

Bail Pending Trial

 

T. Runganga, for the applicant

B. Gundani, for the respondent

           

S v Tichagwa (HMA 7-20, CRB MSVP 135/20) [2020] ZWMSVHC 7 (10 March 2020);

 

 

 

THE STATE

versus

CELIA TICHAGWA

 

 

 

HIGH COURT OF ZIMBABWE

ZISENGWE J

MASVINGO, 10 March 2020

 

 

 

Criminal Review

 

 

ZISENGWE J:   The accused was convicted in the Magistrates Court of the offence of concealing the birth of a child in contravention of s 106(1) of the Criminal Law (Codification and Reform) Act, [Chapter 9:23] (The Criminal Code).  The charge that was preferred against the accused reads as follows:-

S v Mudyanembwa (HMA 3-20, CRB 21/20) [2020] ZWMSVHC 3 (02 February 2020);

 

THE STATE

versus

TINOS MUDYANEMBWA

 

 

 

HIGH COURT OF ZIMBABWE

MAWADZE J

MASVINGO, 16, 17 JANUARY and 7 FEBRUARY 2020

 

                                                                

 

Criminal Trial

 

 

T. Chikwati, for the state

O. Mafa, for the accused

 

 

 

S v Musindo (HMA 27-20, CRB 22-29/20) [2020] ZWMSVHC 27 (15 June 2020);

 

 

THE STATE

versus

ASHTON MUSINDO

 

 

 

HIGH COURT OF ZIMBABWE

MAWADZE J

MASVINGO, 15 June 2020

 

                                                                

 

Criminal Trial - Sentence

 

 

Assessors

  1. Mr Nish
  2. Mrs Chademana

 

 

 

 

E. Mbavarari, for the State

K. Mabvuure, for the accused

S v Bukuta (HMA 30-20, CA 75/19 Ref Case CRB MSVP 17/19) [2020] ZWMSVHC 30 (03 July 2020);

 

 

MUNASHE ROBI BUKUTA

versus

THE STATE

 

 

 

 

HIGH COURT OF ZIMBABWE

MAWADZE J & ZISENGWE J

MASVINGO, 10 June 2020 & 3 July, 2020

 

                                                                

 

Criminal Appeal

 

 

 

Mr O. Mafa, for the State

Ms M. Mutumhe, for the accused

 

 

 

 

S v Phiri & Anor (HMA 33-20, B29-20) [2020] ZWMSVHC 33 (10 July 2020);

 

 

EDMORE PHIRI

and

TATENDA PHIRI

versus

THE STATE

 

 

 

 

HIGH COURT OF ZIMBABWE

MAWADZE J

MASVINGO, 3 February & 10 July, 2020

 

                                                                

 

Bail Application

 

 

 

T. Mbwachena, for both accused applicants

Ms M. Mutumhe, for the state

 

 

 

 

S v Mandivenga & 6 Ors (HMA 34-20, CRB 8-14/20) [2020] ZWMSVHC 34 (17 July 2020);

THE STATE

versus

ELLIOT MANDIVENGA

And

HARDLIFE KURIRAI

And

JONATHAN MUSIIWA

And

COSMAS NYAMBI

And

GIVEN TARU

And

MUNYARADZI LAITON BEN MUSHONI

And

FARAI MUSIMHI

 

 

 

HIGH COURT OF ZIMBABWE

MAWADZE J

MASVINGO, 10, 11, 13, February, 22, 23 June & 17 July 2020

 

                                                                

 

Criminal Trial

 

 

Assessors

S v Nguvo (HMA 35-20, CRB MSVR 22-20) [2020] MSVHC 35 (16 June 2020);

 

THE

 

versus

 

FORGET NGUVO

 

 

 

HIGH COURT OF ZIMBABWE

ZISENGWE J

MASVINGO 16 JUNE, 2020

 

                                                                

 

Criminal Review

 

 

 

ZISENGWE J:            The whole point of this review judgement is to once again stress the importance, in a contested criminal trial, of observing the peremptory provisions of section 200 of the Criminal Procedure and Evidence Act, [Chapter 9:07].

S v Sahumani (HH 454-20, CRB 35/20) [2020] ZWHHC 454 (02 June 2020);

THE STATE

versus

BRIGHT LOVEJOY SAHUMANI

 

 

HIGH COURT OF ZIMBABWE

CHITAPI J

HARARE, 1 & 2 June 2020

 

ASSESSORS : 1. Mr Gweme

                          2. Mr Nako

 

 

Criminal trial-murder

 

 

P. Gumbo, f or the state

R.T. Nyarugwe, for the accused

 

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