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Duo Steals 375L Of Diesel And 7t Of Gold Ore

Duo Steals 375L Of Diesel And 7t Of Gold Ore

A duo has been arrested in Chiweshe after stealing 375 litres of diesel and seven (7) tonnes of gold ore from Rosa 10 Mine.

The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) say the duo, Tawanda Kedius Takaendesa (38) and Takesure Motsi (32) pounced on the mine at around 1930 hours local time on Friday. Reads the police statement on the case:

The suspects, together with one Lawrence Shereni, still at large, pounced at the mine while armed with an unidentified pistol and fired one shot on the ground before calling a group of unknown male adults to invade the mine. They allegedly vandalised floodlights at the mine and chased away the security guards before stealing 375 litres of diesel and seven tonnes of gold ore.

The security guards apprehended the two suspects, and the Police impounded a Mercedes Benz (AFK 8474) and a BMW (AFA 9417) they used in committing the offence.

Zimbabwe is reportedly losing millions of dollars through smuggling. 

Penhalonga, where artisanal miners and a company owned by President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s ally, Scott Sakupwanya are extracting the metal, is one of the areas where leakages are said to be prevalent.

This is happening as the country has insufficient resources to fund its operations.

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7 Comments

getto yut stola 1 month ago

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Yoweeeeee 1 month ago

Robberies and thieves. This country is now heavily inflicted by persons who are determined to lay their hands on anything. ED,Scott and these arrested robbers are birds of a feather. Same same u6 lo9.


??? 1 month ago

350ltrs+7t of ore against three men? They called a group of man, were they their accomplices or not? type ye robbery yacho haina sense.


Tkt 1 month ago

3 men armed with a pistol 🔫. The group of people 👨‍👨‍👦 they called probably we're artisinal miners at the place. So it does make sense @???


Ndini Ndadaro 1 month ago

CCC thugs 😔


ndini ndadero 1 month ago

madusvura ezanu AVE kupinda muma mine vasiya kuuraya pamarally akapera

🆒 1 month ago

ndapererwa



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