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Two Armed Robbers Get 30 Years In Jail


Two individuals, Ancelimo Musengi, also known as Norman Sithole, aged 47, hailing from Velapezi Farm in Epworth, and Walter Mapfumo, aged 36, from Dera Village in St John’s Chikwaka, have been apprehended in connection with a series of armed robberies in and around Harare.

According to Detective Inspector Rachel Muteweri, spokesperson for the Criminal Investigation Department (CID), the arrest of Musengi and Mapfumo has led to the resolution of 35 robbery cases. As a result, Musengi has been sentenced to 30 years and 11 months in prison.

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The criminal activities of Musengi and Mapfumo spanned from January 2023 to February 2024. The two, operating as opportunistic criminals, targeted victims who had slowed down, stopped, or encountered vehicle breakdowns at corner Delpot along Seke Road. Armed with iron bars, catapults, and an Okapi knife, they would ambush unsuspecting individuals, robbing them of their valuables.

In another story, Tinotenda Mangenjani, commonly known as ‘The Bully of Shamva,’ has been handed a 19-year prison term for a brutal murder that occurred two years ago, bringing relief to the residents of Shamva.

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The shocking incident unfolded during a day-long drinking spree between Mangenjani and the victim, ultimately resulting in a fatal stabbing that left the community reeling with shock and horror.

The court uncovered Mangenjani’s extensive criminal record and penchant for violence, instilling fear among Shamva’s populace…read in full

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