Soldier Up For Armed Robbery
16 August 2021

By A Correspondent- A Zimbabwe National Army member, Raymond Negomo Dzapasi (34), has been arrested for armed robbery.

Dzapasi of B1 Mechanised Battalion, Inkomo Barracks, appeared before Harare magistrate Dennis Mangosi on Saturday facing robbery charges.

He was remanded in custody on August 25 and was advised to approach the High Court for bail.

Two of his accomplices, Edmore Makarimai and Pheneas Mukandidzi had already appeared before the courts to answer to a robbery charge under case number CRB HREP 7127/21, while two more, Bright Munduka and another only identified as Hwenjere are still at large.

They are accused of masterminding an armed robbery in Harare where they went away with property worth US$2 050.

Property worth US$330 was recovered.

The soldier was implicated by his accomplices, who were arrested while in possession of some of the stolen property.