The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has confirmed the arrest of a duo over cases of robbery and kidnapping. Police say the duo’s accomplices are still at large. Said police in a statement:
On 31/12/21, Police in Kadoma arrested John Kaboda (36) and Zivanai Katenhe (42) for cases of robbery and kidnapping.
The suspects, together with two others, still at large, attacked a complainant (27) at Waverly Bus Stop, dragged him into a Honda Fit vehicle and stole his wallet containing US$82 before speeding off with the complainant towards Rimuka.
Alert Police officers who were manning Chitezi Roadblock pursued the vehicle after the victim called for assistance while the vehicle was passing at the Police check point leading to the arrest of the suspects.
Meanwhile, the parliamentary portfolio committee on Defence, Home Affairs and Security intends to summon service chiefs to Parliament to address a recent spike in armed robbery cases involving serving and discharged members of the uniformed forces.
Some of the weapons used in robberies belong to the state.