Armed robbers in US$300k cash heist

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By James Muonwa, Mashonaland West Correspondent

THREE armed robbers pounced on a Harare company where they stole US$300 000 Friday morning.

Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) confirmed the matter in a Twitter post.

“The ZRP is investigating a robbery case which occurred in Newlands, Harare, on May 6, 2022, at about 0400 hours,” said Assistant Commissioner, Paul Nyathi.

The gang, brandishing a pistol, attacked a 52-year-old private security guard, before tying him with a rope.

“The Complainant was approached by three suspects, who were armed with an unidentified pistol. The suspects tied the complainant with a rope before stealing a safe containing US$300 000 cash,” police said.