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Steward Bank lose $300,000 to robbers

01 November 2014 | 558 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 | 2330 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 | 2028 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 | 3013 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 | 2365 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 | 2197 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 | 2094 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 | 3931 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 | 3593 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 | 2666 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 | 4447 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 | 5070 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 | 3369 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 | 8916 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 | 4675 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 | 4173 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 | 1566 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 | 2977 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 | 2578 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 | 4312 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 | 3474 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 | 3261 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 | 3079 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 | 5722 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 | 2719 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 | 3057 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 | 3506 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 | 3517 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 | 4009 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 | 2664 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 | 3095 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 | 1342 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 | 3241 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 | 3020 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 | 2046 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 | 6897 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 | 4676 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 | 3912 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 | 6121 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 | 2950 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

Job hunting women tricked, robbed

01 June 2014 | 3059 Views
EIGHT desperate job-seeking women in Bulawayo were last week robbed of cash and cellphones worth hundreds of dollars by a gang of robbers that had promised to offer them jobs in Richmond.After...
by Ngonidzashe Chiutsi

Armed robber shot dead by cops

31 May 2014 | 5455 Views
Police in Mutare have shot and killed a male adult in Ferni Valley in Mutare in a shootout incident.Manicaland police spokesperson, Inspector Enock Chishiri said the incident occurred at Numbe...
by Staff Reporter

Suspected robber shot, loses manhood

27 May 2014 | 6924 Views
A Bulawayo trio- that included a man who lost his manhood after being shot at by police during his arrest for allegedly committing armed robbery- was last week acquitted of the crime at the Bulawayo ...
by Staff reporter

Robber forces victim to touch his manhood

27 May 2014 | 5522 Views
A ROBBER from Bulawayo's Hillcrest suburb allegedly held a family hostage and forced family members to watch as he forced a woman in the house to touch his manhood while he inserted his fingers in her...
by Mpumelelo Nyoni

Robbers strike at Kumalo Primary School

23 May 2014 | 3087 Views
A group of daring thieves broke into Kumalo Primary School offices in Bulawayo and went away with more than $3,000. The break-in and theft occurred in the early hours of Wednesday. Sources tol...
by Pamela Shumba

Matabeleland South police warn of highway robberies

22 May 2014 | 3092 Views
Matabeleland Matabeleland South police have warned the public about a spate of 'movie style' highway robberies that ha...
by Staff reporter

Convicted armed robber acquitted due to lack of evidence

19 May 2014 | 2979 Views
ARMED robber, Conference Ngwenya, who is serving a 21-year jail sentence for robbing Osiphatheleni, had every reason to smile after fresh robbery charges were dropped due to lack of evidence....
by Court Reporter

SA armed robbery caught on camera - Video

16 May 2014 | 6336 Views
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H_34TUbV_uM ...
by Staff Reporter

Robbers reduce security guards to amateurs

14 May 2014 | 3446 Views
Two security guards in Kwekwe were reduced to amateurs when they lost a pistol and a magazine with seven rounds to three masked men. Police say the three suspects who are still at large, attac...
by Staff reporter

Armed robber shot after high-speed chase

13 May 2014 | 3205 Views
A suspected female armed robber was shot in the left thigh, while her male accomplice escaped unhurt during a high-speed chase by police detectives in Kuwadzana Extension, Harare, yesterday. ...
by Yeukai Karengezeka

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