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Mukuvisi Woodlands robbed of US$17 000 cash

Mukuvisi Woodlands robbed of US$17 000 cash. In a post on Twitter, the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) said the suspects, who were armed with an unidentified rifle, catapults, hammers and iron bars captured two guards and a caretaker before robbing the premises.

Ten (10) armed robbers pounced on Mukuvisi Woodlands in Harare in the wee hours of Saturday morning and went away with over US$17 000 cash and various items valued at US$19 000. The ZRP said:

The ZRP is investigating an armed robbery case that occurred at Mukuvisi Woodlands, Harare on 08/01/22 at about 0110 hours. 10 unknown male suspects armed with an unidentified rifle, catapults, hammers and iron bars stormed the premises before capturing two guards and a caretaker.

The suspects stole US$17 320 cash, laptops and cellphones all valued at US$ 19 040 and fled. Meanwhile, Police recovered US$5 030 scattered on the scene of the crime.

In an unrelated incident that occurred in Chiredzi on the 5th of January, police acted on a tip-off and arrested Admire Magwaza (40), Benard Museki (30) and Ephraim Madausipo (47) for stock theft which occurred at Horse Vale Farm Buffalo Range.

A team of police officers pretended to be buyers of cattle and was shown a herd of 37 stolen cattle by Benard Museki and Ephraim Madausipo at a makeshift kraal in the bush near COTTCO, Chiredzi.

Investigations by the police revealed that Admire Magwaza who is the complainant’s employee connived with the other suspects to steal the cattle.

Source – Pindula News

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