Articles tagged 'robbers'

Robbers target money changers 9 October 2018 HARARE – Armed robbers are targeting illegal foreign currency dealers, operating on the streets of Zimbabwe's major towns, with the latest incident seeing a Harare man being robbed of $44 000. Ironically, the money changers are themselves committing an illegality by contravening Exchange Contr...
Police launch manhunt for daring robbers 8 July 2017 HARARE - A crack police team from the Criminal Investigations Department has launched a manhunt for daring robbers who pounced on a church in one of Harare's low density suburbs, raped a woman, and got away with cash, in yet another chilling case of crime, which is spiralling out of control. P...
Stolen cap nails 'robbers' 21 November 2016 HARARE - A suspected gang of car hijackers which stripped and robbed a couple before speeding off in their vehicle, had its luck run out after a cap belonging to one of the victims, gave away their identities. The trio of Revai Majuta, 22, Charles Muzavazi, 34, and Kudzanai Chikudza, 33, appea...
Army uniform-clad robbers nabbed 10 October 2016 HARARE - Three suspected armed robbers who reportedly embarked on a robbing spree while clad in army regalia appeared in court on Friday. Antony Chimukombe, 45, of Highview, Chivhu, Claytos Kamasho, 39, of Chitungwiza and Kudakwashe Choga, 37, of St Mary's appeared before Harare magistrate Bia...
Chinhoyi highway robber nabbed 27 September 2014 HARARE - A member of a gang of robbers that used a hired Honda CRV as a getaway car and targeted passengers travelling to Chinhoyi yesterday appeared before the courts facing charges of robbery. Tapiwa Mudimu, 23, and his accomplices would allegedly drive into a bushy area with the complainant...
Four robbeers locked up 30 December 2013 HARARE - A Harare magistrate has jailed for 10 years each four men who at gunpoint stripped naked a Glen Norah man before robbing him. Mukai Mugadza, 37, Ishmael Moyo, 35, Daniel Muradzikwa, 23 and Balakas Enzereni, 38, were each sent to prison for 10 years after being convicted on robbery cha...
Suspected robbers granted bail 6 November 2013 HARARE - High Court judge  Felistas Chatukuta  has released eight suspected robbers, who allegedly worked with the late Boris Mushonga. Tatenda Tavhira, 23, Lazarus Jimu, 23, Maxwell Mushongera, 22, Chamunorwa Machingauta, 27, Rodney Akende, 37, Rodwell Undi, 33, Bernard Kaitano, 31, and Mugov...
Boris Mushonga: Robber with style, swag 28 October 2013 HARARE - As controversy rages on about who the late robber and gang leader Boris Mushonga really was, the Daily News on Sunday crew went undercover in one of Harare's oldest suburbs Mbare, which has produced both famous and infamous characters to search for the truth, at least according to those ...
How robbers pounced on passengers 25 October 2013 HARARE - Eight men who were on the police wanted list and suspected to be the late armed robber, Boris Mushonga's accomplices have been charged over a spate of robberies committed around Harare. Details of how they operated were revealed in court yesterday. The eight, Tatenda Tavhira, 23, L...
Cops smoke-out armed robbers 24 October 2013 HARARE - Police have rounded-up suspected gang members and arrested scores of people in a crackdown on a spate of violent crime that has shocked the country. Police intensified the nationwide anti-crime push this week in Mbare following a growing public outcry over lawlessness that for the pas...
Dead robber's lavish lifestyle 23 October 2013 HARARE - TO his friends, he lived a fast and lavish life, splashing cash, but Boris Mushonga's family believes he was just another young man with nothing to show for his notoriety. Living fast and dying young at 23, Boris Mushonga loved swag, and was always dressed in the latest labels. But...
Arrest armed robbers 1 October 2013 EDITOR — I have noticed with grave concern that there is a rise in cases of armed robberies in Zimbabwe. I am not sure where these robbers are getting their guns from but apparently, an ever-increasing number of individuals are getting hold of them. Guns are not a pleasant sight and due to ...