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41 year jail term for three robbers

20 May 2015 | 2216 Views
Three daring armed robbers have been slapped with a 41 year jail term after  convicted on 18 counts of robbery and one of unlawful possession of a firearm.The trio was targeting fuel ...
by Staff Reporter

BCC in day light stands robbery

18 May 2015 | 3700 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. 11:13a...
by Concerned Byo Resident

Boy, 14, faces 13 counts of robbery

10 May 2015 | 3100 Views
A 14-year-old boy from Chitungwiza has been arrested for allegedly committing a spate of burglaries in the town over the past three months.The Chitungwiza Magistrates Courts were last week tol...
by Debra Matabvu

Good Samaritan turns rapist, robber

09 May 2015 | 3801 Views
A BULILIMA man allegedly offered to escort a woman to her boyfriend's homestead only to allegedly rape her in a bushy area and rob her of cash amounting to R538, a magistrate heard yesterday.T...
by Sukulwenkosi Dube

Zimbabwean robber suspect granted bail in Botswana

07 May 2015 | 3636 Views
A Zimbabwean man suspected to have committed robbery at Kanye in Botswana has been granted bail by the Botswana Regional magistrate.Evans Mhiwatiwa (43) was arrested in that country follo...
by Stephen Jakes

Family in robbery, car hijack ordeal

04 May 2015 | 4139 Views
A BULAWAYO man cheated death when a gang of armed robbers blocked his vehicle, opened fire, hit the heel of his shoe, forced him and his relatives out and made off with his car.Maxwell Gondo, ...
by Pamela Shumba

Man stage manage a $7 000 robbery

02 May 2015 | 3292 Views
A 39-YEAR-OLD Wedza man who allegedly staged a robbery after converting to his own use more than $7 000 from a credit union was on Thursday arraigned before Marondera Magistrate Josephine Sande facing...
by Staff reporter

SA police intensify hunt for Intercape bus robbers

24 April 2015 | 4573 Views
JOHANNESBURG - Bus company, Intercape, says it's working with police to find the suspects who robbed its passengers in a four-hour ordeal this week.Nearly 50 Zimbabweans were robbed at gunpoin...
by Staff reporter

Fake cops stop Zim bound Intercape bus, rob passengers at gun-point in SA

22 April 2015 | 5122 Views
FORTY eight Zimbabweans endured a four-hour hijack horror aboard an Intercape bus in neighbouring South Africa yesterday. Four pistol and rifle wielding men got away with cash, cellphones and ...
by Auxilia Katongomara

Soldier up for armed robbery

20 April 2015 | 2624 Views
A SOLDIER allegedly teamed up with seven illegal gold panners and raided a Kwekwe gold mine in a foiled armed robbery attempt. Thomas Mwale, 28, and his accomplices Isaac Tafadzwa Bhuguja, 20,...
by Timoth Makohliso

Woman nearly loses nose to daring robber

13 April 2015 | 3686 Views
A 19 YEAR OLD woman who is a vendor in the city nearly lost her nose to a daring robber who attacked her and snatched her mobile phone and cash when she grabbed the man calling for public assistance t...
by Stephen Jakes

Notorious armed robber dies

08 April 2015 | 5151 Views
A NOTORIOUS armed robber from the Muunganirwa extended family in Bulawayo's Njube suburb was yesterday laid to rest at West Park cemetery following his death in Khami Remand Prison.Bobby Tizay...
by Oswell Moyo

AK47 'rapist robber' nabbed

02 April 2015 | 2248 Views
POLICE have arrested an AK47 rifle-wielding notorious robbery and rape suspect who has been terrorising Bulawayo residents since January this year.Sibangilizwe Mandebvu, a suspected army deser...
by Thandeka Moyo

Zimbabwean robbed, killed after bush sex with prostitute in SA

31 March 2015 | 4686 Views
A ZIMBABWEAN man was attacked and killed by robbers in South Africa last Friday after engaging in sex with a local prostitute.According to South Africa police, Edwin Tshuma, of Midrand was sta...
by Sapa

2 robbers shot dead

25 March 2015 | 6516 Views
TWO suspected armed robbers were shot dead during a shoot-out with the police on Sunday evening in Kadoma.The two suspects were part of an eight-man gang that was on the police wanted list for...
by Crime Reporter

Man who conned Gukurahundi architect has case to answer

11 March 2015 | 5605 Views
A Harare man accused of stealing $50 000 from Air Force of Zimbabwe Commander Air Marshal Perrance Shiri in a botched solar power system deal at his farm has a case to answer, a Harare magistrate has ...
by Staff reporter

Shopkeeper killed over R5

08 March 2015 | 1590 Views
A 28-year-old man is on the run after allegedly robbing a shop at Chipato Business Centre in Zaka, Masvingo, before murdering a female worker.Police confirmed the murder of Grace Mberengwa (24...
by Staff reporter

Soul Brother's Mosese Ngwenya shot, lucky to be alive

07 March 2015 | 3560 Views
SOUL Brothers legendary keyboard player Moses Ngwenya says he is lucky to be alive after he was shot by gunmen last week on the same street that reggae musician Lucky Dube was shot dead in 2007. ...
by Bongani Ndlovu

Jailed notorious armed robber gets 10 more year

03 March 2015 | 5793 Views
Notorious armed robber Isaac Muunganirwa has been slapped with 10 additional years in prison after he was convicted of counts of attempted murder.Muunganirwa is already serving a 24 year jail...
by Staff Reporter

Robbers target cars at funerals

21 February 2015 | 1987 Views
Police have warned people attending funeral wakes to ensure that their cars are guarded as thieves were targeting such huge gatherings to break into vehicles and steal valuables. According...
by Andrew Chimedza

Zimbabwean woman dies in SA bank robbery

13 February 2015 | 8041 Views
A ZIMBABWEAN foreign currency dealer died, allegedly of shock yesterday morning after witnessing armed robbers pouncing on a Standard Bank branch in Musina, South Africa, where they shot dead a securi...
by Thupeyo Muleya

Armed robbers raiding homes at night

10 February 2015 | 2905 Views
Police have urged the public to be wary of criminals who are raiding their homes during the night in and around Harare targeting cash and other valuables.This comes after police last week appe...
by Crime Reporter

Axe wielding robbers raid gold mine

05 February 2015 | 2248 Views
FIVE Gwanda men armed with an axe, knobkerries and stones allegedly attacked miners at Emthonjeni Mine in Coleen Bawn and stole two tonnes of gold ore, a magistrate has heard.Lungisani Moyo, 2...
by Marvelous Moyo

Customers shot in Johannesburg shopping mall robbery

29 January 2015 | 5151 Views
Seven people, including two alleged robbers, were injured in a shootout at a shopping centre in Bedfordview, east of Johannesburg, on Thursday, Gauteng police said."Three customers, two securi...
by Staff reporter

'Cops' rob 97-year-old

26 January 2015 | 4128 Views
Two Bulawayo bogus cops teamed up with two other men and allegedly robbed a 97-year-old man and a nurse of their property and cash all valued at $860.When the 97-year-old Moniwa Ndebele of Mz...
by Thubelihle Mabhena

Former Dynamos player up for robbery

25 January 2015 | 2304 Views
Former Dynamos and Caps United football player Edward Muchongwe (51) - popularly known as Major Murefu during his playing days - was last week arraigned before the Mbare Magistrates' Courts in Harar...
by Debra Matabvu

Five cops arrested for robbery

24 January 2015 | 3035 Views
FIVE Zvishavane police officers allegedly robbed a Mberengwa businesswoman of more than $1,000 while they were on an operation to arrest illegal gold panners in the area. The five cops, Roderi...
by Timoth Makohliso

Six Zimbabweans nabbed for SA robbery and attempted rape

19 January 2015 | 5385 Views
SIX Zimbabweans are expected to appear in the Bothaville Magistrate Court in South Africa soon on charges of house robbery and attempted rape, the South African police have said.A statement fr...
by Staff Writer

Armed robbers arrested

17 January 2015 | 4277 Views
The Zimbabwe Republic Police have arrested two suspects in connection with a spate of armed robberies after a high speed car chase and exchange of fire in Chitungwiza.The two suspects Kelvin K...
by Staff reporter

3 nabbed for robbing taxis

16 January 2015 | 2209 Views
TWO MEN from Filabusi and one from Bulawayo have been locked up in remand prison after they allegedly hijacked two private taxis and robbed drivers of the vehicles, which they took to sell in Harare....
by Staff reporter

Armed robbers target churches

09 January 2015 | 4007 Views
Police have expressed concern over rampant cases in which armed robbers were targeting churches and stealing money especially at night. Several churches in and around Harare have lost und...
by Staff reporter

Church robberies increase

08 January 2015 | 4048 Views
The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has urged churches to desist from keeping money at their premises following a number of robberies after services.Police spokesperson, Chief Superintenden...
by Staff reporter

Man sentenced to 12 months for $1 robbery

04 January 2015 | 3010 Views
A Bulawayo man from Sidojiwe Flats has been sentenced to 12 months in prison for robbing a man of $1. Its is reported that on December 22, at around 4PM, Stanley Hlabangani was walking fr...
by Staff Reporter

Suitable line of thinking: Well done Robbery Mugabe!

03 January 2015 | 5197 Views
What an unsuitable line of thinking from Suitable: Well-done President Mugabe on Harare-Masvingo Road by Suitable Kaja...
by Tapiwa Diamond Chadya

Woman kidnapped by 8 armed men in foiled robbery bid

17 December 2014 | 4107 Views
A Harare businesswoman and her two children were on Saturday night kidnapped by eight armed men who raided her shop in Dzivaresekwa. The eight men, who are still at large, were travelling ...
by Crime Reporter

Cont Mhlanga's brother beaten to death

14 December 2014 | 4944 Views
VETERAN playwright and arts guru Cont Mhlanga's brother, Lethubuhle, died on Thursday after being attacked during a suspected robbery near Amakhosi Cultural Centre.According to a family source...
by Staff reporter

71 soldiers fired for theft, robbery

12 December 2014 | 7394 Views
A TOTAL of 71 soldiers have been court-martialled and dismissed from the Zimbabwe National Army for crimes that include theft, fraud and robbery, a senior official revealed last Friday.The arm...
by Loveness Bepete

Serial robber crushed to death by haulage truck

09 December 2014 | 5379 Views
A HANDCUFFED robbery was on Thursday crushed into a pulp by a moving haulage truck after he allegedly jumped in front of the vehicle while being escorted by a police officer.  Peter Gush...
by Staff Reporter

Rogue cop up for armed robbery

04 December 2014 | 2486 Views
An alleged rogue police officer from Harare, Edmore Banda is before the courts facing several charges of theft of motor vehicles.Banda (27) was arrested for allegedly committing a spate of arm...
by Staff reporter

Nine armed robbers arrested

26 November 2014 | 3559 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 | 3102 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 | 2070 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 | 1644 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 | 2490 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 | 3528 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 | 3869 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 | 4071 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 | 2768 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 | 5390 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 | 2188 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

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