12TH OCTOBER 2021

The Zimbabwe Republic Police announces the names of seven people who died in Redcliff after they were attacked by Keshow Thubelihle (26) on 09th October 2021 at Stone Clare Suburb, Redcliff.

The victims have been identified as:-

  • Mitchelle Moyo       a female juvenile aged eight ofStone Clare, Rutendo Redcliff,
  • Lucky Moyo a male juvenile aged four ofStone Clare, Rutendo Redcliff,
  • Laretto Sikwili a female juvenile aged four ofStone Clare, Rutendo Redcliff,
  • Xolani Sikwili a male adult aged 33 ofStone Clare, Rutendo Redcliff,
  • Lina Moyo a female adult aged 56 ofStone Clare, Rutendo Redcliff,
  • Meggie Nkiwane a female adult aged 85 ofStone Clare,Rutendo, Redcliff.
  • Mercy Savanhu a female adult aged 33 of Stone Clare, Rutendo, Redcliff.

The Police are still conducting investigations in this unfortunate murder, attempted murder and rape incident.

Meanwhile, the names of four people who died in a road traffic accident which occurred on 10th October 2021 along Gweru-Zvishavane Road at the 22,5 km peg, when a motorist driving a Toyota Granvia vehicle with four passengers on board, lost control of the vehicle and veered off the road before overturning once and landing on its wheels.

The victims have been identified as:-

  • Simbanai Mugonda, a male adult aged 49 of Unit O Seke, Chitungwiza.
  • Netsai Mugonda, a female adult aged 42 of Unit O Seke, Chitungwiza.
  • Princess Mugonda a female minor aged three of Unit O Seke, Chitungwiza. Thalitha Muzezewa female adult aged 53 of Mazoe Veterinary Services Camp, Mazoe.

 

The Zimbabwe Republic Police urges the public to be road safety conscious and caution drivers who are putting the lives of passengers in danger during the course of travelling along the roads.

(NYATHI.P) Assistant Commissioner

Senior Staff Officer [Press, Public and Int. Relations]

To the Commissioner General of Police

Police General Headquarters

6TH OCTOBER 2021

The Zimbabwe Republic Police confirms the arrest of Sam Muropa (31) who escaped from Harare Remand Prison while on remand (in custody) on 1st October 2021. The suspect is facing six counts of robbery and rape, three counts of robbery and aggravated indecent assault, nine counts of armed robbery and one count of impersonation.

On 5th October 2021, detectives received information that the suspect was driving an unregistered Toyota Wish searching for a team to commit further robberies. The detectives acted on the information and arrested the suspect in Kuwadzana area in Harare.

Investigations by the Police revealed that the suspect stole the Toyota Wish vehicle at Kuwadzana 2 shops from Bruce Muponza (47) on the pretext that he wanted to hire the vehicle to Whitehouse and back to Kuwadzana.

The police will ensure that the law will be applied without fear or favour on suspects who escape from justice.

(NYATHI.P) Assistant Commissioner

Senior Staff Officer [Press, Public and International Relations]

To the Commissioner General of Police

Police General Headquarters

6TH OCTOBER 2021

The Zimbabwe Republic Police is appealing for information which may lead to the identification and arrest of suspects involved in a case of attempted murder which occurred on 10 September 2021 at Eldorado Mine, Chinhoyi.

On the said date, at around 0600 hours the complainant, who is employed as a security guard at Eldorado Mine, was on his way home to Newlands Farm after knocking off duty. He was approached by the suspects who apprehended and struck him with an axe all over the body. The complainant sustained serious injuries on the jaws, legs and hands.

The suspects went on to steal two Itel cellphones, two head caps and a pair of safety shoes from the complainant before they disappeared in the bush. The complainant was helped by a passerby and was referred to Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals where he is currently admitted.

Eldorado Mine is offering a reward of US$ 5000 to anyone with information relating to identification of the suspects. Anyone with information to contact National Complaints Desk on (0242) 703631, Chinhoyi Operations on 0267 2129047 or Police General Headquarters WhatsApp number 0712 800 197 or report at any nearest Police Station.

(NYATHI.P) Assistant Commissioner

Senior Staff Officer [Press, Public and International Relations]

To the Commissioner General of Police

Police General Headquarters

6TH OCTOBER 2021

The Zimbabwe Republic Police confirms the arrest of Godfrey Tatenda Nyapokoto (35),Fungai Matingwina (28), Taurai Chivhanga (45), Erick Matemai (30), Emmedy Mandizvidza (31), Hillary Mabika (36), Sikhumbuzo Rinomhota (27),            Cathrine Denga (30), Charles Michel (27), Norman John (25), Gilbert Muchisei (22), Charles Morris (25), Terrence Hove (23), Elliot Muzenda (47) in connection with a robbery case which occurred in Marondera on 1st October 2021 at around 0001 hours.

On the said date, three (03) of the suspects who are employees of Grassland Horticulture Centre hatched a plan to rob the institution and connived with eight other suspects to commit the offence. The suspects stormed Grassland Horticulture Centre, while armed with an unidentified rifle before breaking the window of the guardroom. They threatened two security guards, who were on duty, while pointing a firearm through the broken window and fired one shot into the guardroom. The security guards escaped leaving the suspects at the premise who stole a four disc plough valued at US$ 3 000-00.

Investigations by Police led to the arrest of one of the suspects who was tasked to sell the disc plough through the social media. The suspect implicated other suspects leading to the recovery of the disc plough, which had been sold in Harare and arrest of the other suspects. A CZ Pistol, 22 Riffle fitted with an AGS telescope loaded with a magazine of 4 rounds and two bolt cutters were also recovered from the suspects.

Meanwhile, Police are on the lookout of one of the suspects Starlin Mhungu who is on the run. Anyone with information to contact National Complaints Desk on (0242) 703631, Bulawayo Operations on 0292 74525 Harare Operations on (0242) 748836 or Police General Headquarters WhatsApp number 071 2 800 197 or report at any nearest Police Station.

 

(NYATHI. P) Assistant Commissioner

Senior Staff Officer (Press, Public and Int. Relations)

to the Commissioner General of Police

Police General Headquarters

27TH SEPTEMBER 2021

The Zimbabwe Republic Police announces the names of the four victims who perished in a fatal road traffic accident where five people died at the 366 km peg along Harare- Bulawayo road near Kombo area, Fort Rixon on 26th September 2021 at around 0300 hours.

           

The driver of a Mitsubishi Minibus was travelling towards Bulawayo with four passengers on board and on approaching the 366 km peg he encroached into the lane of the oncoming traffic, subsequently colliding with a Nissan UD truck travelling towards the opposite direction with one passenger on board. As a result of the collision, five people in the minibus died on the spot and the bodies were taken to United Bulawayo Hospitals for post-mortem.

The four victims have been identified by their next of kin as follows:-

  • Chief Inspector Thembelani Sibanda a male adult aged 42 of ZRP Harare Central.
  • Assistant Inspector Zhuwawo Peter a male adult aged 39 of ZRP Chikurubi .
  • Ndlovu Lissagirl a female adult 38 of ZRP Chikurubi camp.
  • Praisely Zhuwawo a female juvenile aged 9 of ZRP Chikurubi camp.

The other victim, a male adult aged approximately 30-35 is yet to be identified.

The Zimbabwe Republic Police urges the motoring public to avoid travelling at night and abide by the Government’s curfew order which runs from 2200 hours to 0530 hours the next day.

 

(NYATHI. P) Assistant Commissioner

Senior Staff Officer (Press, Public and Int. Relations)

to the Commissioner General of Police

Police General Headquarters

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