A 55-year-old Beitridge man was on Saturday robbed of over one million rands and three thousand five hundred United States Dollars (US$3 500) by four unidentified suspects, the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has confirmed.
The suspected robbers attacked the man at his Medium Density suburb home before robbing him of the cash as well as two cellphones and four wristwatches, among other valuables. ZRP posted on Twitter:
Police in Beitbridge are investigating a robbery case that occurred on 09/10/21 at Medium Density suburb, Beitbridge.
Four unidentified suspects attacked the complainant (55) at his home before stealing ZAR 1 200 000, US$3500, two cellphones and four wristwatches, among other valuables.
Police are appealing for anyone with information that may lead to the arrest of the suspects to contact any nearest Police Station.
In an unrelated development, police in Bulawayo are investigating circumstances surrounding a case of theft of a motor vehicle which occurred on 1 October at New Parklands.
In a statement, the ZRP said suspects stole a Grey A class Mercedes Benz vehicle which the complainant (34) had parked in the yard at his home.
Various groceries were also stolen from the kitchen where the complainant had left the car keys.
The stolen vehicle was recovered parked near Njube Clinic the following day at around 12 PM.