The notorious 9 armed robbers including Mussa Taj Abudul who were nabbed in Beitbridge have been jailed 4 years.
Mussa Taj Abudul and 8 others had a year of their jail term suspended and they will serve an effective 3years behind bars.
The development comes after the notorious nine, who’ve been on a spate of armed robberies, were found guilty of the alleged robberies.
The nine who appeared before magistrate Mateko at Harare magistrates court in court 5 for judgment for illegally possessing firearm and ammunition have been found guilty and remanded for tomorrow for mitigation and sentencing.
Their lawyer Mrs Concillia Maheya was absent.
The nine include: Mussa Taj Abudul, Tapiwa Mangoma, Liberty Mupamhanga and 6 others. Magistrate Mrs Barbra Mateko in convicting the nine said it was clear that they were acting in common purpose when they were arrested.
The nine were arrested in Beitbridge in August 2020 following a tip-off.