Bar manager’s car blocked, robbed of US$1k cash

Arron Nyamayaro

A KAMBUZUMA Roadside Bar manager was on Friday robbed after collecting the joint’s daily sales.

Makomborero Bowa, 33, of Belvedere was blocked by two unidentified armed men along Westwood Road.

He was forced to surrender cash, cellphones and fuel coupons.

The incident happened at around 10pm.

Harare provincial police spokesperson, Inspector Luckmore Chakanza, confirmed the case.

“Police are investigating a robbery case that took place in Kambuzuma,” said Insp Chakanza.

“Circumstances are that on August 11, at around 2200 hours, complainant was at Roadside Bar Kambuzuma Section 2 after having collected cash amounting to US$1 000 for the day sales. 

“He was driving his car along Westwood, Kambuzumba Section 2, going home. 

“As he was driving, he realised that there was a Toyota IST, following him.

“He tried to accelerate, intending to drive back to Roadside Bar, but he was blocked by a Toyota Alteza.”

He added: 

“Two unidentified men, holding some objects, disembarked from the vehicle and ordered complainant to stand still. 

“They demanded cash and all his valuables. 

“Complainant surrendered cash amounting to US$1000, IPhone 11 Pro cellphone and 20 litres Petro Trade coupons. 

“The accused person then drove off in their motor vehicles at high speed.”

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