Seven armed robbers hit money changer’s home

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By Sharon Buwerimwe A seven-men gang of suspected armed robbers allegedly raided an illegal money changer at his home in Bulawayo before torturing him into revealing where he had hidden cash. The suspects allegedly got away with US$5 930, RTGS $1 500, R33 800, two cell phones and two cars – a Honda Fit and Toyota Hiace. Mkhululi Ndlovu (28) and Shepherd Ndlovu (29), whose five accomplices are still at large, allegedly wore balaclavas and gloves when they robbed Mr Tasara Muzvarigwa (38) from Pelandaba suburb. The two pleaded not…

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Sea Point High pupil arrested for armed robbery after 50 phones stolen from school

Sea Point High pupil arrested for armed robbery after 50 phones stolen from school 2

A 15-year-old suspect was arrested on a charge of armed robbery, in connection to the brazen robbery perpetrated at Sea Point High School on Wednesday, police spokesperson Andrè Traut said on Sunday. Sea Point High School. Picture: Facebook The suspect, from Philippi East is a scholar at the same school, Traut said during a search of his residence, six cellular telephone covers, believed to have been stolen during the robbery were found. “He was identified by means of surveillance footage at the school when he and his accomplices entered the…

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Man stabbed to death 200m away from border post

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By Thupeyo Muleya A 30 year old man was fatally stabbed by three unknown men in a suspected case of robbery 200 metres from Beitbridge Border Post. Beitbridge Border Post (Picture via Povo Zim twitter handle) It is reported that the man was attacked at around 2AM on Saturday near the traffic circle close to the country’s and SADC’s busiest inland port of entry. The man was seen writhing in agony by passers-by who reported the matter to the police. Related Articles Matabeleland South police spokesperson Chief Inspector Philisani Ndebele…

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Man stabbed in fight with armed robber

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By Nqobile Tshili A Bulawayo man is battling for life at United Bulawayo Hospitals (UBH) after a suspected armed robber stabbed him at his Mahatshula home in the wee hours of Tuesday. Mr Elliot Chikandiwa Mr Elliot Chikandiwa was stabbed with a screwdriver during a scuffle with Brian Gumede who had broken into his house at round 1AM. According to sources, Mr Chikandiwa woke up after he heard noises coming from the kitchen. Related Articles “ When he went to the kitchen to check, he was confronted by Gumede who…

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Walter Musona clears the air

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Polokwane City’s Zimbabwean striker Walter Musona has cleared his name regarding reports that he was involved in a house break-in and armed robbery in Polokwane, South Africa. Walter Musona Musona has been implicated in an organised crime syndicate reported transporting stolen goods from South Africa to Zimbabwe after the Rise and Shine striker’s car was involved in an armed robbery of a guest house last week. He was taken in for questioning by police but not arrested and has since pleaded innocence after his name was implicated in the scandal.…

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4 up for armed robbery

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By Kelly Tafi Four city men were yesterday hauled to court facing armed robbery and attempted murder charges. Alfred Mangwiro, 40, Wonder Mahuni, 41, Tendai Jongwe Dzoma, 46 and Peter Mushipe, 40 appeared before Harare magistrate Barbra Mateko accused of six count of armed robbery and attempted murder. They were denied bail and the matter was remanded to June 4. Allegations on the first count are that on August 8 last year in Borrowdale around 6pm, the complainant was in her kitchen when the accused people together with their accomplice…

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Pupil (15) up for armed robbery

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By Tendai Bhebe A FORM Three pupil at Sizane High School in Bulawayo allegedly stole a gun from his mother before allegedly teaming up with a friend to rob people of their money and belongings. The boy (15) who cannot be named for ethical reasons appeared before Bulawayo magistrate Mr Tinashe Utahwashe facing charges of robbery as defined under Section 126 of the Criminal Law Codification and Reform Act Chapter 9:23. He pleaded guilty but the magistrate remanded him out of custody to 27 May for sentencing. He was represented…

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10-man gun and axe gang attacks grandpa

Andile Tshuma An 88 year old man from Bulawayo suffered a broken collar-bone and multiple fractures after about 10 men armed with a gun, axes and iron bars attacked him at his home in Nkulumane 12 suburb demanding cash. Bulawayo deputy police spokesperson Inspector Abednico Ncube The incident happened on Saturday at around 7PM. Mr Tedious Dibula was rushed to Mpilo Central Hospital after the suspects took turns to batter him when they failed to find cash at his house. The assailants left Mr Dibula for dead with a pile…

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Armed robbers target expensive shops

By Arron Nyamayaro Two armed robbers allegedly threatened two security guards, broke into a boutique at Montague Shopping Centre and went away with clothes worth thousands of dollars at around 2am last week on Saturday. File picture of a police roadblock in Zimbabwe The two were reported to have been covering their faces with masks and dressed in military gear and were in the company of two men in civilian clothes. Although police could not immediately be reached for comment, RAMS Security Services general manager Bismark Madzorera confirmed the incident…

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Robbers rampage in suburb.. Gang shoots butcher 3 times

By Nqobile Tshili A businessman from Bulawayo’s Tshabalala suburb is battling for life in hospital after armed robbers shot him thrice and got away with cash. File picture of four dangerous robbers armed with knives and machetes who were arrested in February 2018 The same gang is suspected to have earlier on the same day raided another businessman from the same suburb whom they also robbed of cash. Mr Henry Gumbo (32) who runs a butchery in Sizinda suburb was driving home on Friday at about 8.30PM when the robbers…

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