In a distressing incident, a woman and her partner fell victim to a robbery and physical assault while searching for transportation in Kambuzuma. Ndaizivei Sadowera (38) and her l0ver Denzel Dhlola were targeted by three unidentified assailants who forcibly took their belongings.
According to Harare provincial police spokesperson Inspector Luckmore Chakanza, the incident occurred near a Catholic Church in Kambuzuma Section 5 at approximately 4:45 am on Monday. The couple was approached by the suspects, who had pulled over in a vehicle. One of the assailants confronted the victims and demanded their valuables, while the other two individuals exited the vehicle.
The attackers proceeded to assault Ndaizivei and Denzel, repeatedly striking them with open hands. In fear for their safety, Ndaizivei was compelled to surrender her Huawei cellphone, a satchel containing various clothing items, a plastic dish, and a selection of groceries.
Inspector Chakanza confirmed the incident and urged anyone with information to come forward, as the police are actively investigating the robbery.
This unfortunate event serves as a reminder of the importance of personal safety and vigilance when seeking transportation, particularly during the early hours. Authorities are committed to bringing the perpetrators to justice and ensuring the safety and security of the community.