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Mukuvusi Woodlands robbed $17k


TEN armed robbers raided Mukuvisi

Woodlands early Saturday morning and

got away with over US$17 300 cash after

attacking two security guards who were

manning the premises.

When police attended the scene, they

recovered US$5 030 which was scattered

all over the area.

No arrests have been made and

investigations are still in progress.

National police spokesperson Assistant

Commissioner Paul Nyathi confirmed the



The ZRP is investigating an armed

robbery case which occurred at Mukuvisi

Woodlands, Harare on January 8, 2022 at

about 0110 hours. Ten unknown male

suspects armed with an unidentified rifle,

catapults, hammers and iron bars

stormed the premises before capturing

two guards and a caretaker.

“The suspects stole US$17 320 cash,

laptops and cellphones all valued at

US$19 040 and fled. Meanwhile Police

recovered US$5 030 scattered on the

scene of the crime,” he said.


Meanwhile, police have urged the pul


to be wary of using private and

unregistered vehicles as means of


This comes after on Saturday at about

0630hrs, a 35-year-old Harare man

boarded a black unregistered Nissan

Porte vehicle with three occupants at

Chadcombe destined for the CBD before

being robbed of cash amounting to US$1

500 at Corner Samora Machel Avenue

and Chinhoyi Street.

In another case, a Harare woman aged 29

boarded an unregistered Blue Honda Fit

vehicle with three occupants at 10th

Street, Warren Park destined for the CBD

before the suspects diverted the route

into the National Sports Stadium and took

off her blouse and bra.