Two gold buyers were on Sunday robbed of gold and cash at gunpoint by unidentified suspects in Mt Darwin, Mashonaland Central Province.
The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) said two suspects who disguised themselves as gold sellers approached the two gold buyers around midnight.
They threatened the complainants with an unidentified pistol before robbing them of their cellphones, US$2 239 and 117 grammes of gold among other things. ZRP posted on Twitter:
Police in Mash Central are investigating circumstances surrounding an armed robbery case that occurred in Mt Darwin on 17/10/21 at midnight when two suspects disguised as gold sellers approached two male adults employed as gold buyers.
The suspects threatened the complainants with an unidentified pistol before robbing them of their cellphones, US$2 239.00 cash, 117g of gold, 1kg of Mercury, Booteng handheld radio and a satchel. The suspects then sped off in an unidentified vehicle.
The total value stolen is USD9 135.00. Anyone with information to contact PGHQ Complaints Desk on (0242) 703 631/ WhatsApp 0712 800107 Mash Central Ops on (0662) 107047.