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Eleven Suspected Armed Robbers Arrested, Seven Guns Recovered

Eleven Suspected Armed Robbers Arrested, Seven Guns Recovered

Police in Gweru have arrested 11 suspects believed to have been behind a spate of crimes that include armed robberies, murder and unlawful entry and theft in the city.

The suspects were arrested following an operation that ran from September 1 to 15.

Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) spokesperson in Midlands Province, Inspector Emmanuel Mahoko, confirmed the arrest of the suspects. Said Mahoko:

Police in Gweru have arrested 11 suspects believed to have been behind a spate of offences that include armed robberies, murder, unlawful possession of firearms and unlawful entry and theft in the city.

The suspects have been identified as London Ncube (42), Judge Dube (63), Complete Mpofu (39), Petros Chivava (42), Admire Mpofu (18), Bukhosi Mkandla (22) all of London farm in Gweru, Evans Muzabani (20), Witness Nkomazana (22) all of Rubi farm in Gweru, Tawedzerwa Zhou (27) of Zvishavane, Evans Chikwenya (21) of Shurugwi and Brian Ncube (24) of Mambo suburb in Gweru.

Insp Mahoko the police recovered two vehicles, seven firearms, and cell phones among other things, from the suspects. He said:

The following property was recovered during the investigation, a Nissan Vanette motor vehicle robbed from Shurugwi, a Honda Civic motor vehicle which was being used on the commission of the cases, seven firearms – one pistol, three Bruno rifles, three x 303 rifles and an assortment of live rounds of ammunition, 15 cell phones, television sets, gas cylinders, a cutting torch and cash amounting to US$1 785.

He said investigations established that the pistol had been smuggled into the country, one rifle had been lent to the suspect by a firearm licence holder and five had been stolen during robbery cases. | Chronicle

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25 Comments

Citizen 4 months ago

Well done midlands police.


Felix 4 months ago

mbavha ngadzibatwe dziende munjeri


Zimcitizen 4 months ago

Ko July "Pomona" muri kumushaya here? Anogara ikoko ku Midlands wani.


@Zimcitizen 4 months ago

wandipedza can't stop laughing

satan 4 months ago

taura hako

Citizen raPep naChamisa 4 months ago

Well done
Zimbabwe is a small country compared to South Africa
These robbers can be easily caught
Vachaudza vamwe kuty ino haisi nyika yekuita izvozvo


Dube 4 months ago

ko samaita matinyadzisirei kudaro 63years muchiri kuita zvemhoswa vazukuru vanodzidzei


mai kein 4 months ago

vari muharare help Barts house ndoiwanawo papiko ndichibva neCoppa Cabbana


Anonymous 4 months ago

munosvigwa imi

XXX 4 months ago

Asi musha wegochani

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Crime does not pay 4 months ago

The list of cases are life time in jail


Anonymous 4 months ago

Did you notice kuti most of the robbers are our brothers from the other ethnic group.


CDE 4 months ago

kkkkk they are not afraid of law those hooligans... Kuno kuNkayi vanototema munhu nemabhemba kukurovera nyama yauri kugocha, yawatenga nemari yako...

Brain dzehondo chete

Citizen raPep naChamisa 4 months ago

Havadi kuinzwa nyaya iyoyo.Ndakatomboisasa nyaya iyoyo ndikatukwa pano. Even the ones vanoita macrime kuJozi zvonzi Zimbabwean.

Mundex 4 months ago

KKK watanga


4 months ago


skundie 4 months ago

job well done.. make an example out of these 11.
deny them bail..sentence them and throw away the keys taneta navo vanhu vasingade kushanda


Mary M**** 4 months ago

Mabasa acho ariko here nxaaa

Zelensky 4 months ago

Kwaipa


Dear Pindula 4 months ago

What happened to the top stories segment?Am continuing to see those same old stories dzana Kagame dzevone or more weeks ago


Dear Pindula 4 months ago

Please update the top stories segment right on top


gokoko 4 months ago

pindula these are not suspected bt they are robbers and murderous


Reply 4 months ago

CDE kwamuri kune police here? seyi vasingabati vanhu. are they pretending kutswaka mhondi vachisiya makoronyera eku Nkayi. vanodya vose kana kuti ihama dzavo? lmwe problem kuregedzeka kwemuyemo. munhu anosungwa police yaisa effort mhoswa isati yapera kutongwa wopiwa bailout. l know of such incidents ku Empress. has it's an evil world Hama dzangu


Zuze 4 months ago

Uyo OIC Gweru ndiye anofanirwa kuitwa Commissioner-General weZanu Republic Porisi.

Ndobva ndamuruma nzeve panosangana mbavha huru szeZimbahwe. Musi weChipiri wega wega nenguva dzekuma10 Mangwanani vanosangana muCabinet Boardroom paMunhumutapa Building apo, munaJameson Avenue. Mukakakorodza ivavo, nhamo yese yeZimbahwe inobva yapera


Mai Juju 4 months ago

Musavape mabail imbwa dzavanhu kusanyara varume vakuru



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