Zimbabwe Republic Police have announced the arrest of four men in Masvingo in connection with the theft of 42 solar panels in that province.
We present the ZRP’s twitter thread below.
Police in Masvingo have arrested 4 accused persons for theft involving 42 solar panels valued at ZWL300 000, 00. A total of 38 solar panels valued at ZWL279 600, 00 have so far been recovered from unsuspecting buyers who bought stolen property from the accused persons.
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The solar panels were stolen during the period extending from 22/12/19 to 27/03/20. The accused targeted the farming community in and around Masvingo and would sell the loot in Checheche and Harare.
One of the accused persons was employed as a taxi driver and would use the taxi, a white Toyota Probox registration AEQ 0456 to ferry the loot from the scene for disposal. Investigations are in progress and the accused persons will appear in court soon.