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Nine armed robbers arrested

26 November 2014 | 2281 Views
Nine Harare men, allegedly involved in a spate of armed robberies within the capital and getting away with property valued at more than $70 000, have been arrested.The accused of Ephraim Matiz...
by Staff Reporter

City man murdered in robbery attack

26 November 2014 | 2069 Views
A MAN from Mahatshula suburb died at Mpilo Central Hospital early yesterday morning from injuries sustained in an attack by armed robbers outside the house of a relative he was visiting in North End....
by Staff reporter

No bail for injured robbers who were shot by cops

26 November 2014 | 1154 Views
NINE suspected armed robbers  including two who were injured in a shoot with detectives appeared in court on Monday facing charges of stealing property worth $70 000 and were denied bail by the ...
by Staff Reporter

Church robbers jailed

22 November 2014 | 1156 Views
Three robbers who broke into the Glen Norah B branch of Glad Tidings Church in Harare and stole a safe containing $30 000 were yesterday sent to jail.Harare magistrate Mr Hoseah Mujaya sentenc...
by Court Reporter

Robbers arrested after a shoot-out with cops

22 November 2014 | 1990 Views
Police arrested eight robbers after a shoot out in New Tafara, Harare, on Wednesday night.The group is believed to have committed a spate of armed robberies in the city. National Police spokes...
by Felex Share

Trek heist: three armed robbers in court

22 November 2014 | 2856 Views
THREE Bulawayo men who are part of a six-man gang which robbed Trek Petroleum Service on Monday at gunpoint and got away with $161,926 and R59,100, appeared in court yesterday.The trio pleade...
by Thandeka Moyo

Armed robbers break into church, get away with $30k

21 November 2014 | 3345 Views
HARARE - Three men who broke into a Glad Tidings Church building in Glen Norah B, Harare, in August this year and stole $30 000 in church offerings, a Harare Court heard were yesterday.Prince ...
by Court Reporter

Gun-totting robbers hits Bulawayo filling station, get away with $160 000

20 November 2014 | 3160 Views
BULAWAYO - THREE armed robbers pounced on a Trek Petroleum filling station in Bulawayo on Monday morning and got away with $160,000 in cash at gunpoint.The robbers have since been arrested bu...
by Crime Reporter

Three gun-totting vagrants arrested for armed robbery

06 November 2014 | 2131 Views
GWERU - Police in Gweru have arrested three more vagrants in connection with a case involving a fellow gun toting vagrant who was convicted in September.The three, Vincent Mutare,18, Tapi...
by Court Reporter

SA police robbed, locked in their own van - Video

05 November 2014 | 4555 Views
A video posted online shows police officers in Midrand, Johannesburg, being robbed of their firearms and locked in their own van yesterday afternoon. Watch.The story has an amazing twist - wa...
by eNCA

Steward Bank lose $300,000 to robbers

01 November 2014 | 1739 Views
STEWARD Bank formerly TN has lost more than $300,000 to robbers who pounced at its Gweru branch, police have confirmed.It is understood that a group of robbers pounced at the bank along Main S...
by Munyaradzi Musiiwa

Driver robbed after vehicle runs out of fuel

18 October 2014 | 2426 Views
IT was a double tragedy for a Chipinge man who was initially left stranded after his vehicle ran out of fuel before a robber struck and made good his escape with property worth $400 last week. ...
by Clara Mudefi

'Bogus' CIO faces robbery, rape charges

15 October 2014 | 2215 Views
A 34-YEAR-OLD Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO) impostor, Shakespear Chizengwe, is today expected to appear at the Harare Magistrates' Court where he is facing several charges involving robb...
by Staff reporter

81 years behind bars for serial armed robbers

14 October 2014 | 3154 Views
HARARE - A 26-year-old robber will spend 21 years in prison while his four accomplices will serve 15 years each behind bars after a Harare Court convicted them on two counts of robbery, two of att...
by Court reporter

17 years jail for Mugabes armed robber

07 October 2014 | 2430 Views
ONE of the two armed robbers who raided an Alpha Omega Dairy warehouse in Bulawayo and got away with $1,035 in cash and mobile phones, was yesterday sentenced to 22 years in jail. Alpha Omega, which ...
by Mashudu Netsianda

Mentally unstable armed robber set free

03 October 2014 | 2300 Views
A Harare man, Kudzaishe Enock Moyo, 32, who stole a gun and went on a robbery spree early this year stealing property worth over R69 000 and $4 500, has been freed by the magistrates' court after bein...
by Staff Reporter

Man robs own father

27 September 2014 | 2166 Views
A 27-YEAR-OLD Chipinge man was on Tuesday jailed for three years for robbery and theft charges.Although Tatenda Jumburu of CI Tuzuka Village under Chief Musikavanhu had pleaded not guilty, Chi...
by Staff reporter

Tracking system on a cellphone give away armed robbers

24 September 2014 | 4048 Views
A mobile phone stolen during a robbery at a Highlands house gave away the suspects who were arrested a few hours later in the city centre while on their way to Epworth where they intended to share the...
by Staff reporter

Robbers pounce on Mzilikazi High School, get away with pistols

23 September 2014 | 3742 Views
FOUR armed robbers reportedly smashed open the strongroom at Mzilikazi High School with a suspected dynamite last Thursday and got away with an empty cash box and two athletics starting pistols....
by Danisa Masuku

'Prophet' on robbery spree

23 September 2014 | 2753 Views
Police have bust a six-man armed robbery gang led by a “bogus" prophet who reportedly insisted on visiting his unsuspecting targets' homes for "prayers" before unleashing his gang on them. D...
by Tendai Rupapa

Notorious robbers arrested

22 September 2014 | 4567 Views
Police have arrested robbers and thieves who have been terrorising residents of the greater part of Harare - recovering property worth more than $12 000.Harare police spokesperson Memory Pami...
by Staff reporter

Prostitute sells out robber

08 September 2014 | 5131 Views
A GUN-WIELDING Harare man who terrorised Victoria Falls residents last Thursday shocked the Hwange Magistrates Court when he claimed he had committed the robberies to raise money for bus fare to retur...
by Staff reporter

Armed robbery caught on CCTV - Video

07 September 2014 | 3524 Views
http://youtube.com/watch?v=6hoBtI2SO3oOn friday, 1st Aug 2014, south crest spar, Alberton, Gauteng was robbed.Fortunately nobody was hurt.  If you are able to identify any of the suspect...
by Staff Reporter

Agribank armed robbers arrested 2 hours later counting loot at river

03 September 2014 | 9081 Views
In a classic example of stupidity in crime, police have arrested one of the three armed robbers who raided Agribank at Maphisa in Kezi and got away with about $100 000 on Tuesday.Detectiv...
by Staff Reporter

Notorious Zimbabwean robber nabbed in SA

03 September 2014 | 4763 Views
SOUTH African police have arrested a 23-year-old Zimbabwean national, David Mamvura, who was wanted in connection with a spate of cases of robbery and rape.Mamvura, nicknamed the Hammer Man, w...
by Staff reporter

Zim congregants beat church robbers in SA

02 September 2014 | 4274 Views
Johannesburg - Armed robbers who stormed into a church at the end of a prayer meeting and started demanding phones and money last night got the beating of their lives from the enraged congregation....
by iol

Church robbers remanded in custody

02 September 2014 | 1641 Views
Three men who allegedly broke into a Glad Tidings church in Glen Norah B, Harare, and stole a safe containing $30 000 appeared in court yesterday.Their accomplice was remanded in hospital aft...
by Court Reporter

Armed robbers burn minister's truck to a shell

01 September 2014 | 3068 Views
Three armed robbers disappeared with a Nissan NP300 truck belonging to the Minister of Primary and Secondary Education, Lazarus Dokora, in Mt Darwin before burning it to a shell to conceal evidence....
by Staff Reporter

Villagers met out mob justice on 'robber'

24 August 2014 | 2677 Views
STEALING in Tsholotsho can be very dangerous because at times residents prefer to mete out instant justice, a video that has gone viral on social media demonstrates.In the video, which was sho...
by Thulani Ndlovu

Zimbabwe man linked to a R14 million cash in transit robbery in SA

21 August 2014 | 4448 Views
JOHANNESBURG - A Zimbabwean man and his assumed accomplices are on the run after two police officers were shot on Tuesday morning. It has been confirmed that Nchabaleng Mahlatse and Lucky Sego...
by Staff reporter

Garage armed robbery caught on camera - Video

14 August 2014 | 3604 Views
CCTV footage of an armed robbery that took place early on Sunday morning at the The Reeds garage in Centurion  has been acquired by Beeld newspaper and placed on YouTube.The 4 minute vide...
by Staff reporter

Notorious robbers repent, apologise

09 August 2014 | 3329 Views
REMEMBER the deadliest combination of criminals in America - Clyde Champion Barrow and Bonnie Parker, simply known as Bonnie and Clyde. The two were suspected of committing numerous killings, murders...
by Staff reporter

Axe robber unleash reign of terror, axes 12

31 July 2014 | 3121 Views
AN AXE wielding robber who unleashed a reign of terror in Bulawayo's Pumula suburb after waylaying his victims on different occasions and axing them on the same spot has been arrested.Aleck M...
by Plaxcedes Hove

Notorious robbers hide loot worth thousands at graveyard

30 July 2014 | 5827 Views
POLICE in Bulawayo have discovered a hideout a stone‘s throw from West Park Cemetery used by thieves to stash property stolen from premises in the city centre and houses from surrounding suburbs...
by Senior Reporter

Pregnant woman jailed for robbery

30 July 2014 | 2775 Views
A 23-YEAR-OLD pregnant woman was yesterday sentenced to six months in prison after she pleaded guilty to a charge of robbery.Thubelihle Ncube and her five accomplices pounced on Admire Moyo, ...
by Plaxcedes Hove

Teen girl apprehends 'robber'

29 July 2014 | 3091 Views
A 16-year-old school girl who was mugged and robbed of her mobile phone last year, exhibited rare bravery when she spotted her suspected aggressor last week and dragged him to the police with the help...
by Staff reporter

Soldiers in robbery spree

28 July 2014 | 3600 Views
TWO soldiers and three civilian accomplices have been locked up in remand cells pending trial for allegedly arming themselves with logs and pouncing on three Gokwe residents' homes and robbing them o...
by Staff reporter

Omega Sibanda robbery gang busted

24 July 2014 | 3566 Views
FOUR armed robbers, three of them hardened criminals with previous convictions, who on Monday allegedly broke into businessman Omega Sibanda's offices and stole property valued at more than $25,000 ha...
by Temba Dube

Man spends 12 hrs drenched in sewage

21 July 2014 | 4079 Views
A man coming from a beer-drink spent 12 hours drenched in sewage after being thrown in a drain by suspected robbers. Silas Tsvigu, 33, of Emganwini suburb, is lucky to be alive after he w...
by Plaxcedes Hove

'Robber' escapes from court

16 July 2014 | 2702 Views
A suspected robber yesterday escaped from police custody at the Harare Magistrates' Courts while police officers were busy processing his docket.Delight Mandara (25) arrived at the court aroun...
by Fungai Lupande

Zimbabwean asylum seeker up for SA armed robbery

14 July 2014 | 3172 Views
A ZIMBABWEAN asylum-seeker appeared before a South African court last Tuesday to answer a charge of armed robbery.Poslet Mapuranga, 26, who owns a car mechanic business in Kimberly, is accuse...
by Staff reporter

Man feigns madness after robbing schoolboy

13 July 2014 | 1392 Views
A MAN from Zaka allegedly stripped naked before feigning madness after being caught red-handed, stealing money from a 10-year-old boy at Jerera Growth Point.Appearing before Zaka resident ...
by Staff reporter

Cop killed while taking part in armed robbery

06 July 2014 | 3328 Views
An alleged robber, later identified as a police officer, has been killed and another man wounded during a shoot-out while robbing a business in Umzinto, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Saturday....
by Sapa

Armed robbers on the rise in Zimbabwe

05 July 2014 | 3082 Views
Cases of armed robberies have increased by at least 40 percent countrywide from January to May this year compared to the same period last year. Police have attributed the increase to businessp...
by Peter Matambanadzo

Armed robbery cases on the rise - ZRP

03 July 2014 | 2107 Views
Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has expressed concern over the increase in a number of armed robbery cases countrywide as they went up by 37% since the beginning of the year.In a statement, the...
by Staff Reporter

Two armed robbers shot dead - Video

30 June 2014 | 6998 Views
Police have shot dead two robbers and arrested two others after they robbed a Norton company of $26000.The two robbers, who were being tracked by detectives from the CID Homicide after a tip...
by Staff Reporter

A gang of female robbers on the prowl

26 June 2014 | 4712 Views
A GANG of female robbers is on the prowl targeting churches and unsuspecting congregants during prayer sessions, police warned yesterday.In a statement national police spokesperson, Chief Supe...
by Sifundiso Ndlovu

Robbers steal 200kg safe, cash

26 June 2014 | 3965 Views
A BULAWAYO businessman was left shaken after burglars broke into his butchery and got away with a safe deposit box weighing 200kg which contained only $1,500. Robert Mlilo who runs Valley View...
by Nqobile Tshili

Bank robbers hit POSB - WhatsApp update

25 June 2014 | 6215 Views
Please note that Bulawayo24 does not edit WhatsApp updates. We publish them as sent by our readers and we do not disclose the sender's telephone number....
by Concerned Citizen

Cop robs a soldier of $600

09 June 2014 | 2992 Views
A police officer stationed at Chivi outpost in Masvingo allegedly robbed a soldier of $600.The police officer, Constable Herbert Rukatya, 25, allegedly robbed the soldier Martin Zavave, 23, w...
by Staff reporter

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