Woman hires Honda Fit from vehicle rental company, sells it for US$4 000 to a Harare car dealer


A Harare woman was arrested for allegedly stealing a Honda Fit from a car hire in the city before attempting to sell it for US$4 000 to a car dealer on Wednesday.

“On Wednesday police in Harare arrested Barbra Vimbai Chitisuro in connection with a case of theft of a motor vehicle which occurred in Harare, where she allegedly sold a Honda Fit vehicle (AFS 4457) which she had hired from a car rental company located at Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport.

“The suspect had hired the car for a week and used a fake vehicle registration book to sell the car for US$4 000 to a Harare car dealer,” Asst Comm Nyathi said.

Police have since recovered the vehicle, which was on display at the car dealer’s garage.

— Herald

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