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WATCH: How they rob people in SA's Hillbrow

09 February 2016 | 5145 Views
CAUGHT ON CAM: CCTV footage shows brazen criminals carrying out multiple robberies in Hillbrow. Posted to YouTube by Intelligence Bureau SA stating the incidents took place on Quartz and Pietersen...
by youtube

Zimbabwean robber attacks UK cop

09 February 2016 | 2176 Views
A "physically imposing" robber who claimed he had a gun before violently attacking two shopkeepers is today behind bars.Melusi Marozwa, originally from Zimbabwe, demanded money from one corner...
by Staff reporter

Robbers fight 97-year jail terms

20 January 2016 | 1723 Views
THREE Bulawayo men, who were each jailed for 97 years last year for masquerading as private transport operators in order to rob commuters, have filed an appeal at the High Court challenging the senten...
by Mashudu Netsianda

Detectives stumble on treasure trove of loot

20 January 2016 | 2499 Views
AN abandoned car in Bulawayo's Paddonhurst suburb led curious police officers to track down its owner, only to stumble on stolen property at the man's house in Kumalo.Some of the property was ...
by Oscar Muzinda

Robbers stone man to death

11 January 2016 | 966 Views
Two suspected robbers appeared in court last week for fatally stoning a man before stealing his valuables and $120 in cash. Tatenda Gwanda (22) and Saymore Dzimaita (22) were charged with murder when ...
by Staff reporter

Robbers raid kombi crew, passengers in Cowdray Park

08 January 2016 | 2447 Views
ROBBERS that have allegedly been terrorising motorists in Bulawayo's Cowdray Park suburb struck again on Tuesday night robbing a kombi crew and passengers of cash and cellphones among other valuables....
by Nqobile Tshili

Church robber gets bail

08 January 2016 | 538 Views
A 29-year-old alleged serial robber who mostly targeted churches and allegedly stole property and cash amounting to $7 000 was recently granted $500 bail by High Court judge, Justice Alphas Chitakunye...
by Fungai Jachi

Elderly man robbed R43 000 outside bank

06 January 2016 | 3347 Views
Police are still looking for two armed suspects who allegedly robbed an elderly man of R43 000 outside a bank in Durban North  South Africa recently.The 75-year-old man was on his way to ...
by Staff Reporter

Armed robber shoot two people in Bulawayo

24 December 2015 | 5159 Views
AN armed male robber reportedly shot and injured two people at Egodini Terminus in Bulawayo this afternoon.According to   Radio Dialogue, the suspect was quickly arrested.“...
by Thobekile Zhou

Housebreaker rapes woman as husband sleeps

17 December 2015 | 2398 Views
A CHEEKY housebreaker from Gokwe, who raped a woman while her husband was asleep next to her on their matrimonial bed, has been sentenced to 16 years in jail.Adam Maraicha, 28, told a court he...
by Elizabeth Tsuro

Robber steals cellphone, updates WhatsApp profile photo to his

15 December 2015 | 4652 Views
Facebook user based in Johannesburg, South Africa has exposed a phone snatcher who robbed her of her mobile phone, through publishing his photo on the social  media....
by Stephen Jakes

Robber gang gets away with $17,000 goods, car

08 December 2015 | 2448 Views
THREE men armed with knives stormed a house in Bulawayo's Famona suburb where they threatened to kill the occupants before looting property worth more than $17,000 and escaping in the victims' car. ...
by Nqobile Tshili

Robbery suspect urinates in court

07 December 2015 | 1808 Views
A suspect in a Sefalana robbery case allegedly stunned a Palapye Magistrate's court when he stood up and urinated in the dock.The Voice reported that while his alleged partner in crime, Gofaon...
by Staff Reporter

Notorious armed robber gets life behind bars

30 November 2015 | 3612 Views
A notorious armed robber Mashwell Kurauone (33) who terrorised parts of Masvingo Province and also shot at a Police detective injuring him has been sentenced to life in prison by High Court Judge, Jus...
by Staff Reporter

Harare prostitutes rob clients

18 November 2015 | 3030 Views
Cases of prostitutes robbing their clients or conniving with robbers to do the same are on the rise and the courts cannot turn a blind eye to such vices, a Harare magistrate said yesterday. ...
by Tendai Rupapa

Zimbabwean robber shot dead in Johannesburg

16 November 2015 | 16347 Views
Johannesburg - A Zimbabwean criminal found out the hard way that crime does not pay when he was shot dead in Hillbrow this morning by a man he tried to rob unaware that his intended victim was armed w...
by Thabo Kunene

Zimbabwean robber shoots partner in crime dead in SA

11 November 2015 | 5072 Views
A 26-YEAR-OLD Matobo man allegedly shot and killed his fellow robber in South Africa before fleeing to Zimbabwe with the loot.Welcome Ncube, 26, of Sigangatsha village who has been in remand p...
by Marvelous Moyo

AK-47 robber jailed 6 years

26 October 2015 | 1542 Views
A Filabusi man who robbed a shop armed with an AK-47 will serve an effective six years in jail. Gwanda regional magistrate Mr Joseph Mabeza on Friday convicted Judge Sibanda (20) of Theleka area on hi...
by Staff reporter

Duo steal cop's ID, use it to rob residents

20 October 2015 | 3477 Views
TWO men from Cowdray Park and Luveve allegedly stole a police officer’s identity card and used it to rob unsuspecting residents.William Manda (36) of Cowdray Park and Tichaona Torinda (34) o...
by Stephen Jakes

AK47 shop raider disarmed by villagers

09 October 2015 | 5256 Views
BRAVE villagers in Filabusi, Matabeleland South province, disarmed an AK-47 gun-totting robber who allegedly tried to shoot them after robbing a local shop. The villagers, risking their lives, confron...
by Nqobile Tshili

Pupils linked to school robberies

04 October 2015 | 1664 Views
THE spate of robberies that have been occurring at Sobukhazi High School in Bulawayo over the years have been linked to pupils, a situation that is worrisome as pupils are supposed to be the custodian...
by Robin Muchetu

Robber, rapist driver jailed 41 years

16 September 2015 | 2600 Views
A 24 YEAR-OLD Bulawayo man has been sentenced to 41 years for five counts of rape, robbery and indecent assault.In one day, Qondani Ncube secretly used his employer's car as a pirate taxi and ...
by Auxilia Katongomara

Cop 'robs' cop

14 September 2015 | 1954 Views
A POLICE officer rescued a colleague from the clutches of an angry mob and later "robbed" him of his cellphone worth $500, a court heard on Friday. Misheck Kunyongana, 31, based at Bulawayo's Luveve p...
by Shamiso Dzingire

9 years in jail for armed robber

13 September 2015 | 1601 Views
A SERIAL armed robber who posed as a police officer and robbed unsuspecting motorists has been slapped with a nine year jail.Boston Jochoma pleaded not guilty to two counts of armed robbery, b...
by Stephen Jakes

Robbers target those keeping cash at home or office

09 September 2015 | 2684 Views
Crime is increasing. With so many people now out of formal employment, instances of robbery and theft are likely to continue to escalate, a leading security company has warned.A Safeguard Secu...
by Mike Hamilton

Robbery cases surge in Zimbabwe

02 September 2015 | 1693 Views
Two business people lost $29 000 to armed robbers in separate incidents in Harare and Bulawayo over the weekend, as police continue to urge members of the public to be cautious of criminals. S...
by Crime Reporter

Accident gives away car thief

01 September 2015 | 1544 Views
A 25-year-old robber will spend the next two years and nine months in jail for trying to steal a Nissan NP 200 in a parking bay at the Eastgate lower basement floor in Harare. Hlahla Mkwebu, who does ...
by Court Reporter

7-man gang in $9,000 shop heist

01 September 2015 | 2943 Views
A GANG of seven men, one clad in police anti-riot gear and armed with a rifle, axes and knives, struck at Badala Business Centre in Inyathi where they got away with cash and property worth more than $...
by Whinsley Masara

Two Zimbabweans shot in SA robbery, one dies - WhatsApp update

29 August 2015 | 5623 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 Diasporan

Robbers blow up Bulawayo service station

27 August 2015 | 3980 Views
ROBBERS used explosives to blow up a wall at Flo Petroleum Service Station in Bulawayo's Burnside suburb and stole more than $4,000, police confirmed. The robbers allegedly locked a worker in a backro...
by Emily Mbewe

'Army, police officers' nabbed for robbery

22 August 2015 | 3149 Views
Three suspected armed robbers who were masquerading as police and army officers have been arrested in Zaka and Chiredzi after committing a spate of robberies.The three - Energy Jonasi (20), Kn...
by Freeman Razemba

Woman raped in front of hubby

21 August 2015 | 6915 Views
Cases of house robbery and rape have been opened after a woman was raped in the presence of her husband in Chief Albert Luthuli Park, Benoni, Gauteng.Crystal Park Police spokesperson officer T...
by Staff Reporter

Police hunt for Victoria Falls armed robbers

17 August 2015 | 4165 Views
The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) is investigating six cases of armed robbery in which two unknown male adults pounced at a cottage and a church in Victoria Falls and stole goods valued at US$247...
by Staff reporter

Machete wielding robbers pounce on at gold mine

17 August 2015 | 1460 Views
Four of the 10 robbers who were allegedly armed with machete, axes and logs when they pounced on an Odzi gold mine and made got away with gold ore have been dragged to court charged with robbery....
by Stephen Jakes

Security company warns clients to safeguard cash

13 August 2015 | 819 Views
Leading security company Safeguard Security has issued a security alert to customers warning them to avoid holding large sums of cash at home or at work.This follows an increase in incidents i...
by Mike Hamilton

Six robbers arrested

11 August 2015 | 3831 Views
Six people have been arrested in connection with a robbery at a nightclub in Paarl at Cape Town in South Africa.Eye Witness News reported that the five men and a woman allegedly robbed the nig...
by Staff Reporter

Two teenagers up for robbing man

08 August 2015 | 1684 Views
TWO Chipinge teenagers ganged up to rob a man of his bag after threatening him with death.The duo, Simon Simango (18) and Cephas Khumbula (18) of Hwatata Village have since been arrested in co...
by Staff Reporter

Alleged serial robbers deny offence

01 August 2015 | 3052 Views
Three Zimbabwean men who allegedly robbed Precious Filling Station at gunpoint on January 17, 2014 have pleaded not guilty to the offence.The trio of Thabani Mapunganyuka, Sungusani Tafarushe ...
by Staff Reporter

Two Ethiopians shot dead during robbery in SA

27 July 2015 | 282 Views
Two Ethiopian men were shot dead and one injured during a robbery at their shop in Thekwane near Rustenburg, North West police have said.Police spokesperson Captain Paul Ramaloko said unk...
by Staff Reporter

Robbers in police uniforms arrested

14 July 2015 | 5043 Views
Four Harare men have appeared in court on allegations of robbing an Ecocash dealer and goods worth $91 000 from a sports bar while wearing police uniforms.Irie Vibes Ecocash booth and Sportsma...
by Staff reporter

Zimbabwean armed robbers jailed for life in South Africa

01 July 2015 | 8361 Views
TWO Zimbabwean armed robbers were last week each jailed for life and an additional 25 years in prison by the Pretoria High Court in South Africa after they were convicted of murder.Bismack Dic...
by Patrick Chitumba

Newly crowned Miss Zimbabwe robbed

28 June 2015 | 5053 Views
A few hours after her coronation, newly-crowned Miss Zimbabwe Annie-Grace Mutambu was on Friday night mugged, losing a laptop and a cellular phone to her assailants.The three thugs, who were d...
by Staff reporter

Robbers kills woman with a shawl, rapes two cousins

21 June 2015 | 4843 Views
Police in Botswana have launched an extensive manhunt for two dangerous robbers who murdered a woman and raped two others on Friday night in Chadibe.Street vendor Winnet Chirunga (40) was ...
by Staff Reporter

Robber shot dead

15 June 2015 | 6714 Views
A suspected armed robber and carjacker was last Thursday shot and killed by police at one of his hideouts in Southlands, Harare South. Joseph Kapfunde, believed to be the ringleader of a syndi...
by Crime Reporter

Zimbabwe bus robberies in South Africa

11 June 2015 | 11088 Views
time to reflect on ways of doing businessRecently a number of Zimbabwean buses bound to South Africa carrying mostly small to medium business people an...
by Collen Maenda

Zim afro-jazz artist robbed by Zimbabweans in SA

02 June 2015 | 5071 Views
LOCAL Afro-jazz sensation Edith WeUtonga Katiji was on Saturday afternoon robbed at Small Street Mall in Johannesburg, South Africa and lost her yet to be released music that was on a memory card....
by Staff reporter

WATCH: Johannesburg robbery dash-cam video

01 June 2015 | 4629 Views
Video footage of a dash-cam robbery in Fordsburg, Johannesburg has gone viral on social media. Watch. The incident is reported to have occurred on the M1 on-ramp near Makro in Fordsburg. ...
by Staff reporter

$13 robber falls down 30m well

25 May 2015 | 3735 Views
A SUSPECTED robber, fleeing a crime scene, drowned in a 30-metre unprotected water well on Saturday night while his teenage accomplice escaped death by spreading his legs and hands and clinging to the...
by Patrick Chitumba

Highway robber arrested

25 May 2015 | 3559 Views
Police have arrested a suspect believed to be part of armed robbers who terrorise motorists along the Beitbridge-Masvingo Highway.Michael Mhangami was arrested last Thursday after he shot and ...
by Thupeyo Muleya

2 more Zimbabwean buses attacked by armed robbers in South Africs

24 May 2015 | 4864 Views
TWO Zimbabwean buses from the same company were yesterday attacked by armed robbers in Polokwane Province in South Africa, bringing the tally of such incidents to four buses in four days.The b...
by Mbongeni Msimanga

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