Chitungwiza Woman Loses US$20k To Armed Robbers
A Chitungwiza woman lost US$20 850 and other valuables after eight men who were armed with pistols attacked her at home.
Police confirmed the incident which occurred on Monday at around 8PM in Unit B Seke in Chitungwiza.
“Police in Chitungwiza are investigating an armed robbery case which occurred on 19 July at around 8PM. Eight unknown men who were armed with unidentified pistols stormed a house in Unit B Seke and attacked the complainant and her daughter before stealing US$20 850, a Tecno cellphone and HP laptop. Investigations are underway,” said the police on Tweeter.
Police have since urged members of the public to desist from storing large sums of money in their homes as they become a target of robbers.
1/2 Police in Chitungwiza are investigating an armed robbery case which occurred on 19/07/21 at about 1930hrs, where 8 unknown men who were armed with unidentified pistols stormed a house in Unit B Seke and
— Zimbabwe Republic Police (@PoliceZimbabwe) July 20, 2021
In another incident, police have warned the public in Harare against boarding an unregistered Toyota Wish with three occupants including the driver.
The suspects are offering unsuspecting members of the public lifts and later rob them of their valuables after diverting off the route.
In other news, iHarare had reported that a soldier with the elite Presidential Guard Infantry Ballation reportedly fled with a bullet lodged in his rib cage after he was shot by Criminal Investigations Department (CID) officers during an armed robbery shootout.
This comes after he and his co-accused robbed Chitungwiza fuel service station of cash, a firearm, and other valuables.
The soldier, Arnold Matetepa (38), was arrested last week as he sought medical treatment at a health centre in Harare and was brought to court on Saturday facing armed robbery charges.
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