An Inyathi family in Matabeleland encountered probably its most horrific ordeal ever when some 15 machete wielding robbers invaded its home to snatch cash and valuables worth US$2 700.
Police confirmed the incident via their official Twitter handle Sunday.
“ZRP investigating a robbery incident which occurred at a house in Famona Village, Inyathi on 13/05/22 where 15 unknown suspects attacked a complainant (25) and three other family members,” said police.
“The suspects who were putting on face masks and wielding machetes demanded cash and valuables before they stole US$1800 cash, Samsung smart phone, Itel P37, Hauwei smart phone and a plasma tv all valued at US$2 700. #notocrime.”
The incident follows numerous cases of robbery that continue being reported in the country as some citizens turn to desperate forms of making a living.
Meanwhile, police in Glendale, Mashonaland Central Friday arrested one Romeo Nyazvigo (27) for negligently discharging a firearm at a public place and for having no firearm certificate.
Said police, “The suspect fired two shots in the air with a Retay Mod 82 gun at Tsungubvi Council Beer Hall, Glendale after an altercation with another motorist.
“Meanwhile, Police recovered the firearm and two spent cartridges near the main gate of the beer hall.”