Police brutality

  • Africa & World

    George Floyd killer cop Derek Chauvin sentenced to 22½ years in jail

    The US white ex-police officer convicted of murdering African-American man George Floyd in Minneapolis in May 2020 has been sentenced to 22 years and six months in jail. The judge said Derek Chauvin’s sentence was based “on your abuse of a position of trust and authority, and also the particular cruelty shown” to Mr Floyd. Mr Floyd, 48, died after…

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  • Local

    Injured police officer appeals for US$1,500 urgent help

    A police officer with ZRP is appealing for US$1 500 to undergo a surgical operation on injuries he sustained while on duty. Constable Tariro Dewa requires subcondylar fracture wiring following an attack by a drunk mob seeking to settle scores over an earlier arrest. Dewa broke his left hand, jaws, and sustained a deep cut in the head from a…

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  • Politics

    Cop says MDC Alliance activist burnt with acid must stay in prison

    AN investigation officer in the matter involving MDC Alliance youths, one of whom was allegedly burnt with suspected sulphuric acid on the face while in police custody, yesterday said he did not know how the accused sustained the injuries. The two MDC Alliance youth — Langwani Mavhunga and Munyaradzi Mafararikwa — were represented by Webster Jiti when they appeared before…

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