4 Armed Robbers Killed In Firefight With Police Detectives

Police detectives from the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) were involved in a shootout with seven armed robbers on Wednesday afternoon in Kwekwe.

The firefight occurred along the City – Mbizo Road, just before Zimasco, Chibuku depot area.

Four of the robbers died from gunshot wounds, two escaped with wounds, while one of the suspects is reported to be in a stable condition and is receiving treatment under police guard.

The incident was confirmed by Police national spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi. He said:

During the commission of the crimes, the suspects would cover their faces with masks and threaten victims with firearms.

In one such incident, they shot and injured a police officer who was reacting to a report where the suspects were found in the process of robbing a business premise in Mabamba Complex, Chitungwiza.

After police detectives were tipped off, they managed to track down the robbers to Kwekwe was the gunfight erupted. Added Assistant Inspector Nyathi:

…the suspects immediately opened fire on police officers while trying to flee in a Toyota Hiace. Police returned fire, gave chase. Four died as a result of the shootout and one is receiving treatment under police guard at a hospital.

Five of the robbers have been identified as  George Munyaradzi Machanyangwa (37), Harmony Nyati (29), Polite Madamombe (34), Titus Mashava (42) and Michael Vioma (34).

The two that managed to escape were identified as Philip Mutasa and one Sean.

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3 comments on “4 Armed Robbers Killed In Firefight With Police Detectives

  1. The zimbabwean police they killed wrong people. All the police who killed my brother there days are numbered.They goner die 1 by 1 with in 5 Years all of them they will be death.We know all the police who killed my brother andar you know that you killed them with out guns.They didn,t havê guns fuck you Harare Tags Team Police you will die 1 by 1

  2. All the Police were their that day you must know that your days is counted you goner die de same way you did.Celebrate is your time my time will come and any murder of you guy i,m goner register here on comments. I just give you 5 years only with in 5 all the police there were their they will all die. You come from Harare to Kwekwe to go and kill my brother without comite a crime.Why they never killed by Kwekwe Police because there also police there. Fuck you all the police who killed my brother you gone pay the same way sons of Bitchis

  3. All the police there were their that day they must know that their days are also numbered.They will die 1 by 1 with in 5 years only all of them they will be underground. There also police in Kwekwe but they were not their was only you Harare Police. You travel from Harare to Kwekwe just to go and kill my brother without committed any crime the same day and they didn’t have guns.You just stop them and start to shot at them after you tied them with hans cover to die likes dogs.This is not a jokes all the police who were their that day my brother he die you gone pay the same way if you play by gun you gone die by gun.Fuck you all the Harare tags team police your time will come soon be ready for action and any murder of you guys i register always here

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