ZRP In Harare has nabbed 5 armed robbers in connection with an armed robbery that occurred in Marimba on Wednesday ZBC News reports. One of the robbers has however died due to the injuries he sustained during a shootout incident with the police.
According to the publication, the 5 robbers are part of a 15 member gang that pounced on a house armed with machete, knives and three pistols.
The arrests were confirmed ZRP Spokesperson Chief Superintendent Blessing Chishaka who said:
Police in Harare have arrested Taurai Dzingai (46), Godfrey Rufurwokuda (44), Nabal Prosper Moyo (25), Kenneth Madondo (35) and Munyaradzi Chikarara (35) following a case of armed robbery which occurred in marimba, Harare on 08 January 2020 at around 20:20 hours.
One of the accused persons has since succumbed to the injuries he sustained following a shoot-out with police officers. The five were part of the fifteen-member gang who attacked a complainant at his brother’s house armed with machetes, knives and three pistols.
The robbers stole R13000 and other valuables during the robbery.
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