Armed Robbers Escape With More than US$20 000 in Chitungwiza

Eight armed robbers who were armed with unidentified pistols stormed a house in Unit B Seke, Chitungwiza and attacked the complainant and her daughter before stealing US$20 850.

The robbers also managed to steal a Tecno cellphone and Hp Laptop.

The robbers stormed the house on 19 July 2021 at 1930hrs.

National Police Spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi confirmed the incident yesterday.

“Police in Chitungwiza are investigating an armed robbery case which occurred on July 19, 2021 at about 7.30pm, where eight unknown men who were armed with pistols stormed a house in Unit B, Seke, and attacked a 39-year-old woman and her daughter before stealing US$20 850, an HP laptop and a Tecno cellphone,” he said.


“The assailants knocked the door which was opened by the woman’s daughter and the robbers then stormed the house and fought with the victims from whom they demanded cash and valuables.”