Rest Mutore, Online Reporter
THREE women were on Tuesday, reportedly, robbed of cash and other valuables at gunpoint by men who had offered them transport from Karoi to Chirundu.
In statement on Wednesday, the Zimbabwe Republic Police said they have since arrested one suspect, Garande Langton, while the other two are on the run.
The suspected robbers, according to Police, dumped the three women in a bushy area in Magunje after robbing them of US$2 990, ZWL$800, cellphones and other valuables.
“Police in Karoi have arrested Garande Langton (27) for a case of armed robbery which occurred in Rydings Farm, Karoi, on 27/07/21.
“The suspect together with his two accomplices who are still at large, offered a lift to three women in their Toyota Mark X vehicle on the pretext that they were going to Chirundu, at Gazebo bar.
“Upon reaching 209km peg along Hre-Chirundu Rd the driver stopped the vehicle and the other suspects produced an unidentified firearm and a knife while demanding cash from the complainants.
“The trio robbed the complainants of cash amounting to US$2 990, ZWL$800, cellphones and other valuables before dumping them in a bushy area in Magunje. #notorobbery,” posted ZRP on their Twitter handle.