30 Mashurugwi ( Machete-Wielding Gangs) that wreaked havoc at Mount Royal Business Centre, Fort Rixon on September 19 have attracted the attention of the Zimbabwe Republic Police which announced that they are hunting for the infamous gang members, the Daily News reports.
This was revealed by ZRP National spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi who said they are looking for MaShurugwi who made a scene in Fort Rixon a few days ago. Said Assitant Commissioner Nyathi:
Police in Fort Rixon are hunting down 30 men involved in public violence at Mount Royal Business Centre, Fort Rixon on September 19 at about 1200 hours. The unidentified suspects who are believed to be illegal gold panners from Nkayi armed themselves with axes, machetes and stones before assaulting everyone at the business centre and setting alight two tuckshops.
A Nissan Caravan belonging to the suspects was burnt in the melee. As at September 23, the police made a total of 51 725 arrests on operation Chikorokoza Ngachipere/ Isitsheketsha Kasiphele and No to Machete Gangs. Members of the public are warned from illegal mining activities throughout the country,
50 000 people have reportedly been arrested in the operation meant to curb marauding activities that were being carried out by infamous MaShurugwi who late last year attacked and killed ZRP Officer Constable Wonder Hokoyo.
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