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US$5 000 left scattered at robbery scene


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Cash amounting to US$5 030 was found scattered at the scene of a robbery incident where 10 armed men stormed Harare’s Mukuvisi Woodlands, held guards captive and proceeded to steal cash amounting to US$17 320, laptops and cell phones.

Police revealed the incident via their official Twitter handle Sunday.

“The ZRP is investigating an armed robbery case which occurred at Mukuvisi Woodlands, Harare on 08/01/22 at about 0110 hours.

“10 unknown male suspects armed with an unidentified rifle, catapults, hammers & iron bars stormed the premises before capturing two guards & a caretaker.


“The suspects stole US$17 320 cash, laptops and cell phones all valued at US$ 19 040 and fled.

“Meanwhile, police recovered US$5 030 scattered on the scene of crime.”

The incident is one among an increasing spate of armed robberies no taking place in the country.

Some of the robberies involve both serving and former members of the security forces.


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