Police in Harare have arrested a notorious robber who was part of a gang that robbed people at a bushy area between Coca-cola and One Commando Barracks in Harare.
The arrested robber, Tafadzwa Chamahwinya (26), and his two accomplices who are on the run robbed a man of his an Itel P33 cell phone, wallet and US$30 cash on Sunday at around 6 PM. Police said in a statement:
The ZRP confirms the arrest of Tafadzwa Chamahwinya (26) in connection with a case of robbery which occurred at a bushy area between Coca-cola and One Commando Barracks, Harare on 18/04/21 at about 1800 hrs.
The suspect together with his two accomplices who are still on the run, grabbed the complainant by the neck and stole an Itel P33 cell phone, wallet and US$30 cash all valued at US$195.
Meanwhile, Police have recovered the stolen cell phone and launched a manhunt on the remaining suspects.
In another development, police in Bulawayo arrested four suspects in connection with a robbery case that occurred in Mzilikazi Suburb also on Sunday at about 7 PM.
According to a police statement, the suspects attacked the complaint using bottles, fists and a belt before robbing him of US$56 and ZWL$100. Police said:
Meanwhile, the ZRP reiterates that members of the public must report all criminal activities taking place in their communities at any Police Station.