By Marrian Rushwaya

Thieves on Wednesday broke into a Bulawayo Central Business District (CBD) shop and stole 21 laptops valued at US$28 000.

In a message via their official Twitter handle on Friday, police confirmed they were investigating the offence while appealing for information from the public that would lead to the arrest of the unknown suspects.

“Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) is investigating cases of unlawful entry into premises and theft which occurred on 23/02/22, where an unknown suspect broke into a shop along Jason Moyo Street, Bulawayo CBD and stole 21 laptops valued at US$28 000.

“Anyone with information which may lead to the arrest of the suspects and recovery of the stolen property to contact any nearest police,” police said.


Meanwhile, police have confirmed the death of four people in a horrific road traffic accident that killed First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa’s aides on Thursday.

The accident occurred along Nyanga-Rwenya Road.

“The Zimbabwe Republic Police confirms a fatal road traffic accident which occurred at the 36 km peg along Nyanga-Rwenya Rd, Nyanga on 24/02/22 at about 0523 hours. A motorist, who was driving an Isuzu 850 lorry, with five passengers on board, lost control of the vehicle and side swiped a Toyota Hiace vehicle.

“The lorry overturned once and landed on its roof in a ditch. The driver of the lorry and three passengers died on the spot. Bodies of the victims were referred to Nyanga District Hospital for post-mortem and names will be announced after their next of kin have been advised,” police said.


The accident victims were transporting some goods which were meant to be donated to the less privileged by President Mnangagwa’s wife.

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