The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) is investigating a kidnapping and robbery case in which a 19-year-old man was kidnapped and robbed by people in a Honda Fit he boarded intending to go to Harare from Chinhoyi.
After robbing the victim of his phone and cash, they held him captive the whole night and later dumped him along the Harare-Bulawayo road. Pindula News presents a police statement on the case:
The Police are investigating a case of Kidnapping, Plain Robbery and Aggravated Indecent Assault which occurred between 25/12/21 at 1700 hours and 26/12/21 at 0400 hours.
The complainant (19) boarded an unregistered Honda Fit motor vehicle which had three female passengers and a male driver in Chinhoyi travelling to Harare.
After passing the Harare-Chinhoyi tollgate, the four suspects robbed the complainant of his cellphone, other personal belongings and cash amounting to USD67. The suspects then drove to a certain house in Westgate, Harare where they held the victim captive for the whole night.
The victim was placed in a car boot and dumped along the Harare-Bulawayo Road in the morning. Anyone with information to contact any nearest Police Station.