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Notorious Chiweshe couple jailed

by Simbarashe Sithole
25 Mar 2020 at 07:15hrs | Views
A notorious Chiweshe couple was jailed 16 months for  unlawfully entering into  the complainant's room and stealing goods valued at $5000  by Concession magistrate Nyasha Machiriori yesterday.

The couple Wellington Mafunga (32) and Yvone Koili (22) who are both  habitual thieves  from Sangore village, Chiweshe pleaded guilty to the charge and were sentenced to 10 months in prison.

The magistrate added an additional 6 months from their previous theft count.

Prosecutor Kumbirai Nyamvura told the court that on March 13 around 2am the couple stormed in Kudzai Ngoshi's bedroom while he was asleep and looted groceries,3blankents and a monarch before fleeing.

They were subsquently found in possession of the loot leading to their arrest.

In mitigation they told the magistrate that they wanted to raise money to restitute the complanaint of their previous count.

"Your worship we committed this offense because we wanted to raise money to pay back for our previous case may you forgive us, we are wallowing in poverty," lamented the couple.

Source - Byo24News

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