Odzi

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    Illegal gold miners bed Grade 6 pupils

    UNLICENSED gold miners are wreaking havoc in Odzi, Manicaland province, where they are luring young girls as young as 12 into bed, a development that has led to an increase in the number of school dropouts and early child marriages in the area. This was said yesterday by Odzi ward 31 councillor, Maclean Murauro (Mutare North) during a donation of…

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  • Courts and Law

    Man murders workmate over suspected affair with his wife

    POLICE in Odzi have arrested Nerere Hamabungu (37) of Village 6 Arda Transau for allegedly killing his workmate. It is alleged that on Sunday last week at around 830pm, Hamabungu approached Taurai Charumika (49) his workmate at Chikonga Mine, Odzi accusing him of having an affair with his wife. Hamabungu used open hands to assault Charumika and later picked a…

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    Man kidnaps wife’s boyfriend overnight, demands US$200 ‘fine’

    A MAN from Odzi, Manicaland province, who held his wife’s alleged boyfriend hostage for a night before demanding ransom from his family for his release, appeared in court yesterday charged with kidnapping. Nesbert Musariri (28) and three other accomplices, Jacob Chikamhi (25), King Chingono (22), and Prince Mandlazi (24) appeared before provincial magistrate Tendai Mahwe facing assault and kidnapping charges.…

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