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Zimbabwean robbed, killed after bush sex with prostitute in SA

31 March 2015 | 3241 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 | 6273 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 | 5497 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 | 1479 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 | 3315 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 | 5605 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 | 1864 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 | 7792 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 | 2822 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 | 2148 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 | 4979 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 | 3979 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 | 2215 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 | 2871 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 | 5266 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 | 4141 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 | 2093 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 | 3809 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 | 3817 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 | 2929 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 | 5001 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 | 3982 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 | 4805 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 | 6591 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 | 5324 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 | 2426 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 | 3419 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 | 3044 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 | 1981 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 | 1562 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 | 2416 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 | 3396 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 | 3804 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 | 3893 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 | 2645 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 | 5267 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 | 2099 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 | 2857 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 | 2597 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 | 3470 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 | 2674 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 | 2616 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 | 2388 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 | 4311 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 | 4206 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 | 2973 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 | 4789 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 | 5394 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 | 3968 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 | 9666 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

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