By A Correspondent- Six other people, including three shop attendants, have lost over US$4 000 to armed robbers in separate incidents in Masvingo.
Cases of armed robberies have been on the increase countrywide, with criminals targeting individuals and business people with cash.
National police spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi has since warned criminals involved in robbery cases that their days are numbered, and the law will soon catch up with them.
Asst Comm Nyathi said , “Police in Masvingo are also investigating circumstances surrounding a robbery case which occurred on September 21, 2021 at Madamombe Business Centre, Chivi. Two suspects robbed three shop attendants a total of US$1000 and R 1000 cash and cellphones at Jaka, Asani and Mhonde shops.
“Meanwhile, Police in Chikato are investigating three robbery cases which occurred on September 2021 and September 21, 2021 at Victoria Ranch and Runyararo West, Masvingo. Seven suspects robbed three complainants a total of US$3 715 and cellphones on three different occasions,” he said.
Asst Comm Nyathi said anyone with information that might assist them with investigations can contact any nearest police station.