Nine farmers in Bindura, Mashonaland Central province, have lost over 50 goats to thieves who used a kombi to transport the livestock in a raid that happened in one day.
Police said the unknown suspects used a white kombi to steal the goats from Chipadze Farm. Said the Zimbabwe Republic Police 9ZRP) on its Twitter page:
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Police in Bindura are appealing for information which may aid investigations of a stock theft case which occurred on 21/07/21 at Chipadze Farm.
The unknown suspects went to Chipadze Farm with a white omnibus and stole 51 goats belonging to 9 farmers. Anyone with information should contact any nearest Police Station.
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Stock theft has been rampant across the country with some stealing cattle.
Reports suggest that the thieves slaughter the livestock or sell them alive to butcheries, sometimes at a very cheap price to get rid of the evidence.