3 Women Robbed Of US$3 000 During Hitchhike To Karoi
29 July 2021
The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has arrested a 27-year-old Karoi man for robbing three women of cash amounting to nearly US$3 000 at Rydings Farm in Karoi on Tuesday.
Langton Garande, and 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, the ZRP said in a statement posted on its Twitter page. It said:
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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 209 km peg along Harare-Chirundu Road 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, cell phones and other valuables before dumping them in a bushy area in Magunje.