Breaking News

Notorious armed robber gunned down in police shootout

by Staff reporter
02 January 2013 | 7547 Views
A notorious armed robber who had terrorised Bulawayo and Harare failed to make it into the New Year after he was gunned down by police detectives during a shoot-out in Harare on New Year's Eve.

Peace Mutema, also known as 'Batista' and his accomplices Clever Nengomasha and Mudzingwa had gone on a robbing spree in December last year targeting mainly Total garages in Harare and Bulawayo.

Police spokesperson Andrew Phiri told the ZBC News how the trio had on December 9 teamed up and robbed a Total garage in Bulawayo, making off with one pistol, $450 and recharge cards worth more than $1 000 and two cell phones.

On December 13, the gang approached one complainant at Pacific Money Transfer and robbed him of $10 000, R5 000, a Toyota Camry and three Samsung mobile phones.

Superintendent Phiri said police detectives tracked the robbers around 2300hrs on New Year's Eve and engaged in shoot out in Harare's CBD, which resulted in the death of Mutema.




Spt Phiri encouraged the public to be wary of the two armed robbers who are still at large and to report to any nearest police station giving information which may lead to their arrest.

Meanwhile, police have released the final statistics for the road traffic accidents which occurred during the festive season last year. 1 094 accidents were recorded, claiming 172 lives and injuring 894 others.

Robber

Source: news

Could there be war if Grace Mugabe becomes President?

Yes
75.31%
No
9.05%
Who cares?
15.64%
243

Comments

Latest Classifieds (Click Here For More)

News Updates

Email:

Latest News

Tillage starts at a slow pace

by Staff Reporter | 22 October 2014 | 746 Views

Salaries dominate govt expenditure - Public sector salaries continue t...

by Staff Reporter | 22 October 2014 | 1213 Views

Gun shot in Canada parliament building - Video

by Staff Reporter | 22 October 2014 | 1088 Views

Veld fires kill nine people

by Staff Reporter | 22 October 2014 | 1563 Views

Man threatens to kill dad over money from rent - A disobedient son wen...

by Staff Reporter | 22 October 2014 | 1638 Views

Dr Simba Makoni Leave Dr Grace Mugabe Alone

by Suitable Kajau | 22 October 2014 | 3995 Views

Msipa demanding answers from Mugabe - HARARE - Respected Zanu PF elder...

by Staff Reporter | 22 October 2014 | 4297 Views

'Grace Mugabe a liar' - HARARE - Opposition leader Simba Makoni has br...

by Staff Reporter | 22 October 2014 | 2795 Views

State must have nothing to fear - Dzamara - Over 150 people today turn...

by Itai Dzamara | 22 October 2014 | 2440 Views

'I saw a vision of me ruling the heavenly kingdom' says Grace Mugabe

by Staff Reporter | 22 October 2014 | 4193 Views

Woman says she steals for a living, Magistrate left speechless

by Leonard Ncube | 22 October 2014 | 2304 Views

Cyclist kills pedestrian - A cyclist has been fined $400 for hitting a...

by Staff Reporter | 22 October 2014 | 1351 Views

Mother of Pistorius's girlfriend insists she did not want 'revenge'

by Staff Reporter | 22 October 2014 | 1600 Views

Uniting the Ndebele People - The Mzilikazi Cultural Association, MCA i...

by Mzilikazi Cultural Association | 22 October 2014 | 1431 Views

'Insecure' man locks wife in bedroom until he returns from work

by Staff Reporter | 22 October 2014 | 3494 Views

Wrong Ndebele spellings in Coca-Cola Ads - After launching its "Share...

by Staff Reporter | 22 October 2014 | 3558 Views

Duo arrested for sodomising boy (10) - A 10-year-old boy has allegedly...

by Staff Reporter | 22 October 2014 | 1873 Views

Update from Africa Unity Square - Live Update - This live update is fr...

by Africa Unity Square | 22 October 2014 | 5020 Views

BREAKING: Cops in riot gear chase people from Africa Unity Square

by Concerned Citizen | 22 October 2014 | 5674 Views

Dr Grace Mugabe's tours breathes hope

by Tawanda Museve | 22 October 2014 | 3294 Views

Matebeleland pressure group - cum political party takes Zanu PF war to...

by Tongai Zwayisa | 22 October 2014 | 2954 Views

Power cuts disrupt Sadc conference in Vic Falls

by Staff Reporter | 22 October 2014 | 1578 Views

Ebola vaccine trials in West Africa by January says WHO

by Staff Reporter | 22 October 2014 | 851 Views

Zimbabwean woman and her 3 children die in horrific car crash in Austr...

by Staff Reporter | 22 October 2014 | 2938 Views

Hail Dr Grace Mugabe

by Tawanda Museve | 22 October 2014 | 3222 Views

Wednesday chat with Auntie Noe - Love and Jealousy

by Nobuhle Virgie | 22 October 2014 | 1958 Views

Zim High Court refuses to impose death penalty

by Staff reporter | 22 October 2014 | 1574 Views

BCC invites nominations for 'City Legends' - The city of Bulawayo has ...

by Staff reporter | 22 October 2014 | 1277 Views

Entertainment

Zim representative in the Big Brother Africa survives eviction - Zimba...

by Staff reporter | 20 October 2014 | 2278 Views

Grace Mugabe's political comedy takes ZTV hostage - For the past two w...

by Staff reporter | 20 October 2014 | 4572 Views

Oliver Mtukudzi to deliver lecture at Musica 2014 - Zimbabwe's interna...

by Staff reporter | 19 October 2014 | 1299 Views

Gezha maoko - Ladybee (Official Video)

by Staff Reporter | 19 October 2014 | 2265 Views

Matebeleland Music & Arts Festival - Sivala umnyaka ngengoma lapho sit...

by Staff Reporter | 17 October 2014 | 1634 Views

Obediah Matulana releases Christmas DVD - Bulawayo-based musician Obed...

by Staff reporter | 16 October 2014 | 1869 Views

Grace Mugabe honoured in song - Dancehall outfit Final Warning has rel...

by Tawanda Marwizi | 15 October 2014 | 2341 Views

US firm makes money off Zimbabwe concept - United States transport sh...

by Staff reporter | 14 October 2014 | 2941 Views
iBlog