The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has launched a manhunt for robbers who are terrorising people countrywide.
In one of the most recent robbery cases, six-armed robbers attacked two security guards at a company premise in Newlands and got away with over US$22 700 cash.
The Newlands robbery incident occurred last Tuesday and no arrests have been made.
National police spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi said they were also looking for other criminals involved in a series of armed robberies countrywide. He said:
The ZRP is still investigating a robbery case which occurred on May 24, 2022, at a company premise in Newlands, Harare. Six unknown male adults armed with three unidentified pistols and a pick attacked two security guards who were on duty before breaking into the company’s offices and stole US$22 712 from the safe.
In a related case of robbery, on May 25, 2022, around midnight, five robbers who were armed with two unidentified pistols, a four-pound hammer, an iron bar as well as a bolt cutter pounced at Diamond Cement in Ardbenie in Harare where they attacked a security guard who was on duty at the company premises along with three other employees.
The robbers stole US$2 000 cash before they disappeared.